March 24, 2017 at the National Press Club, Washington, DC


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  • U.S. aid to Israel is unique
    The Scott Horton Show, February 24, 2017
    Grant F. Smith, director of the Institute for Research: Middle Eastern Policy, discusses the $254 billion in inflation-adjusted US aid to Israel since 1949; the pro-Israel think tanks that now wish to compare Israel’s large share of foreign aid with US expenditures and troop deployments in Japan, Germany and South Korea; and why Israel has no real common interests with the US and hasn’t reciprocated like an allied country would. Stunning new documentary to be screened at the upcoming conference on March 24.
  • Our upcoming conference...
    Washington Report on Middle East Affairs, November/December 2016
    “The Israel Lobby and American Policy,” co-sponsored with the Institute for Research: Middle Eastern Policy (IRmep), is another way we bring essential information and analysis to the American public.
  • The Israel Lobby and the Trump Administration
    "Takes on the World" podcast, KXYX radio, November 23, 2016
    Jeffrey Blankfort and Grant F. Smith discuss the israel lobby's influence on the Democratic and Republic parties, likely moves the Trump administration will make for Israel in its first 100 days, and why people should come to "The Israel Loby and American Policy" conference.  YouTube version.
  • U.S. ignores Israel's nuclear weapons, how to attend "The Israel Lobby and American Policy" conference
    The Scott Horton Show, October 26, 2016
    Grant F. Smith, director of research at the Institute for Research: Middle Eastern Policy, discusses the longstanding U.S. government policy of feigning ignorance of Israel’s nuclear weapons program, why the new $38 billion U.S. pledge to Israel is unconstitutional, and “The Israel Lobby and American Policy” conference scheduled for March 24, 2017 in Washington, DC.