PressTV-Israel lobby ‘controls’ US money in Mideast

US President Donald Trump is whipping up support to rebuild infrastructure by complaining about the $7 trillion the US has “foolishly” spent in the Middle East but, according to political analyst Michael Burns, he cannot free the money up from the hands of the Israeli lobby, which controls the US foreign relations “lock, stock, and barrel,” and spends it to “buy off” regional countries in favor of Israel.

Trump’s Friday comment on Twitter “masks one brutal fact” and that is the American people are “tired” of the US “interminable” wars in the region and the “amount of money we’re spending in the Middle East,” to “buy off” other states in favor of Israel, the New York-based political, military, and economic analyst told Press TV Saturday.

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