US State Department Official Declares “Israel’s Qualitative Military Edge” is President’s Top Priority — Israeli Human Rights Abuses Ignored

By Patrick J. Finn, PhD, Freedom Forward Analyst
December 18, 2011

“On November 4, 2011, Andrew J. Shapiro, United States Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs, delivered a policy speech to a pro-Israeli think tank in Washington DC … The speech revealed the enormous extent of US military aid to Israel, but it failed to examine our complicity in Israel’s human rights abuses that are enabled, at least partly, by our generous aid.”