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Zionist Lobby Mobilizes to Bury
Story of Israeli Spying and Sept. 11

Dec. 28, 2001 (EIRNS)—An array of Zionist Lobby organizations, all deeply tied to Mega and to the remnants of the 1980s "X Committee" of Jonathan Jay Pollard spy fame, are fully activated to bury the story about the Israeli drug and espionage operations against the United States, and their possible links to the events of Sept. 11. EIRNS has confirmed that Camera ("Committee for Accurate Middle East Reporting in America") has launched an e-mail, fax, and phone call campaign, to force Fox TV to drop its probe of the Israeli dope, spy, and terror scandal (indeed, Fox has removed the transcripts of the coverage from its website).

From Dec. 11-14, Fox TV's Brit Hume Investigative Report had aired four segments on the scandal and the possible links of Israelis arrested in the U.S. to the Sept. 11 attacks on the Pentagon and World Trade Center, by chief political correspondent Carl Cameron. In addition to the Camera mobilization, Zionist Organization of America head Morton Klein (who attended the July 30, 2001 White House blackmail session with representatives of the evangelical Temple Mount groups of Falwell and Robertson) wrote to Fox executives, and Abe Foxman of the ADL "had conversations" with top officials of the Rupert Murdoch-owned TV network.

The Camera mobilization was, in fact, directed by the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs (JINSA), a group which is at the heart of the Israeli penetration of the U.S. defense and national security establishment. Founded in 1973, in the immediate aftermath of the October Arab-Israeli war, JINSA enticed active-duty and retired American military officers by all-expenses-paid junkets to Israel, where they are indoctrinated to see America's security as identical to Israel's security. The current chairman and CEO of JINSA is David P. Steinmann, who is also a director of Camera, and is the overseer of the family trust of the Rosenwald Family, of Sears Roebuck. Other JINSA directors include Steven Bryen, Richard Perle, James Woolsey, and Ken Timmerman.

On Dec. 12 and 13, 2001, Camera issued bulletins, calling on their supporters to mobilize pressure on Fox TV to kill the story. The first bulletin was titled "Fox News Recycles Bogus Anti-Israel Story," and the next day's bulletin was titled, "Fox News's Carl Cameron Recycles More Rubbish." The two bulletins formed the basis of a news story in the Dec. 21, 2001 issue of the Mega-owned weekly, Forward under the headline "Israel Calls Fox's Spy Reports 'Baseless.' " Forward is owned by former hedge-fund manager Michael Steinhardt, a charter member of the Mega Group, who has recently been involved in launching a major propaganda effort, on behalf of Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, under the dubious title "Emet"—the Hebrew word for "truth."

This is a juicy additional dimension to the already gigantic scandal over the detentions of hundreds of Israelis, suspected of engaging in spying and drug trafficking inside the U.S.A. since 1998.