MER FlashBack - Last Year At This Time:
IN CHARGE AT THE WHITE HOUSE:
FORMER ISRAELI ARMY CAPTAIN
MER - Washington - 6/21/97:
Bill Clinton is out in Denver at the "Summit of the
Needing a lot of help he took Chief of Staff Erskin Bowles with him
Usually the Chief of Staff stays behind to run the White House --
just in case. So, who's in charge of the nation's affairs in the White House while Clinton
and Bowles are off summiting? As hard as it may be to believe, the many in charge was not
that long ago a dual U.S.-Israeli citizen, and not that long before that a Captain in the
Israeli army! When Clinton was first running for office, he essentially promised leading
personalities connected with the Israeli/Jewish lobby -- one of whom was his Campaign
Chairman -- that if they vigorously helped elect him he would make all kinds of
appointments they would very much like... and benefit from.
Among his first big pay-offs (there have been oodles of little ones)
Clinton made former Israeli lobby official Martin Indyk his National Security Council
Assistant for the Middle East. Just a few months before Indyk had been an Australian
citizen, and before that, it is rumored, also an Israeli!
And about the same time Clinton made Rahm Emanuel his White House
aide in charge of "political" affairs. Actually, Rahm's speciality was political
fund-raising; and he had been the main bag-man collecting funds from Israel's American
Jewish sponsors for Clinton's campaign.
Now, a few years later, Emanuel is "Acting Chief of Staff"
in charge of the White House while Clinton is busy elsewhere. And Indyk, to the shock and
indignation of many -- but with the continuing endorsement of self-anointed Arab-American
spokesman James Zogby -- is soon to be appointed Assistant Secretary of State for the
The Chinese may have funnelled a little money to the Democratic
party hoping to swing a few issues like MFN trade status their way -- call it ChinaGate in
this anniversary year of Watergate.
But it's the Israelis who quite literally massively infiltrated the
Clinton campaign right from the beginning -- wanted to push Bush and Baker aside if they
could with their own men. And quite literally, just a few years later, its the Israelis
who have the keys to both the White House and the State Department...and to all of the
Call it IsraelGate -- if you dare.