Bolton: Cut Aid To All Who Voted Against Israel In UN Resolution

John Bolton has reportedly called on the incoming Trump administration to retaliate against countries who supported a recent UN Security Council resolution against Israeli settlements.

Former U.S. ambassador to the U.N. John Bolton speaks at the Republican Jewish Coalition Saturday, March 29, 2014, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

(ANALYSIS) --- Picked by President-elect Donald Trump to be a key figure in the US State Department John Bolton is calling on the US to impose harsh cuts in US aid to “retaliate” against all 14 nations which voted in favor of the UN Security Council resolution critical of Israel’s settlement expansion. Bolton suggested this as leverage to push a

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Lawsuit Warns $234B In Aid To Israel Violates US Law Against Supporting Secret Nuclear States

The lawsuit warns that the U.S. gave Israel about $234 billion in foreign aid since the passage of the International Security Assistance and Arms Export Control Act of 1976, despite a ban on support for secret nuclear weapons programs.​

Israeli girls write messages on a bombs at a heavy artillery position near Kiryat Shmona, in northern Israel, next to the Lebanese border, Monday, July 17, 2006. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

A lawsuit warns that U.S. aid to Israel violates a law meant to prevent nuclear weapons proliferation, even as the United States prepares to increase the already massive Israeli aid program. Filed Aug. 8 by Grant Smith, director of the Institute for Research: Middle East Policy, or IRMEP, in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia,

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Standing Up To Multinational Big-Ag: Nepal, Monsanto, & USAID

Without constant vigilance and activism by advocates for food security and food sovereignty in Nepal, the threat Monsanto and other corporations like it, will continuously loom.

An aerial view of a crop circle made by local farmers in Isabela province, 300 km northeast of Manila (AP Photo/Greenpeace)

Nepal – Throughout history, controlling India was the key to controlling Nepal. British control over the landlocked nation was an extension of its control over India itself. Today, imperialism is far from a distant memory. It did not go “extinct,” rather, it merely “evolved.” Today, imperialism looks like national and international “aid programs”

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US Military Aid To Israel Stalled Over Questions Of Israel-Made Arms

US military aid to Israel doesn’t really go to Israel, not in cash at least. Rather, the money overwhelmingly goes to a handful of well-connected US arms makers.

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Disputes over the new 10-year military aid package for Israel continue, with the latest reports out of Israeli media outlets suggesting that there are disputes over both the exact size of the package and terms on how the money is to be spent. It’s rarely discussed, but overwhelmingly the $3+ billion in annual US military aid to Israel doesn’t

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83 Senators Demand Obama Boost Aid To Israel

Just a week ago Israeli officials confirmed that President Obama had offered a $40 billion proposal to cover the next 10 years, but that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu refused to accept it, seeking more.

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, center, eats fruit during the weekly cabinet meeting, in Jerusalem, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016. Netanyahu has demanded additional aid from the U.S. on top of the more than $3 Billion Israel already receives. (Abir Sultan/Pool Photo via AP)A

83 US Senators have signed a letter today demanding that President Obama quickly reach a new military aid deal with Israel, and one that is worth considerably more than the $3 billion annually that Israel is already receiving. The letter claimed Israel needs more money to “defend itself.” The demand seems particularly ill-timed, however, as just

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Despite Massive Increase, Latest ‘Aid’ Package Doesn’t Meet Israeli Expectations

Biden is trying to get Netanyahu to sign off on accepting the aid package, but getting the Israeli PM to accept $40+ billion in funding is harder than it sounds.

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, center, eats fruit during the weekly cabinet meeting, in Jerusalem, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016. Netanyahu has demanded additional aid from the U.S. on top of the more than $3 Billion Israel already receives. (Abir Sultan/Pool Photo via AP)A

Reports in the Israeli media, quoting Israeli officials familiar with the conversations between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and visiting Vice President Joe Biden suggest that the US VP has warned that the next aid package will be a significant increase over the previous one, but will be short of Israeli expectations. The last deal saw the

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