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The Lobby - USA, episode 2


Israeli Embassy Covert Operations: A worker at the Israeli embassy reveals a covert campaign to influence American youth, involving data gathering, activist organization, and financial trails.

Influence on Congress: The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) ensures unwavering support for Israel in Congress through lobbying and financial contributions, securing special treatment for Israel.

Challenge of BDS Movement: The pro-Israel lobby faces challenges from the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement on American campuses, aiming to end the occupation of Palestinian lands and achieve Palestinian rights.

Covert Operations and Smears: Israel's Ministry of Strategic Affairs leverages Jewish organizations for psychological campaigns, including spying and discrediting the BDS movement by labeling it a hate movement.

Legislation and Lobbying Tactics: The pro-Israel lobby influences U.S. legislation and political support by organizing fundraising events, bundling donations, and exerting pressure on politicians, while efforts to change lobbying laws face strong opposition.

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