US acts as client state of Israel: Activist

The United States is politically subordinate to Israel and captive to the influential Zionist lobbying groups advocating pro-Israel policies to Congress and the White House, an American activist in Maryland says.

“The US acts more like a client state rather than a superpower; the hold that Israel has over our members of Congress is inappropriate and dangerous,” Myles Hoenig told Press TV on Saturday.

“It is no secret that President Obama has shown his disgust over this but has not taken the leadership necessary to put a halt to it,” Hoenig said.

The American activist said Congress has proven “subservient to Israel” by allowing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak before US lawmakers to oppose US foreign policy.

He added that Obama has not effectively countered this “treasonous” act.

“Although we see the American people, and Jewish Americans in particular, moving away from unquestioning support for Israel, Congress and the president are captive to its lobby in the US,” Hoenig further noted.

“Israel demands dominance, not equanimity amongst its neighbors,” he said. “It is a nuclear power and yet refuses to sign the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT).”

 

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