Despite Israel’s new “Be nice at all costs” foreign policy, the Biden administration is again butting heads with Israel, this time over Defense Minister Beni Gantz’s decision, announced last Friday, that designates six so called “human rights” NGOs as terror organizations. The official American explanation for the disagreement is that Israel “didn’t give us prior warning about this designation.” A senior Israeli official said that is not accurate, rather that “Some intelligence was shared with the US showing how the groups operate as an organized network under the leadership of PLFP (Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine).”
If the US Administration had really wanted to discover the truth, they could have easily found evidence supporting Israel’s decision online at NGO Monitor and many other intelligence agencies. That the US now supports the position of the EU and European countries on this is alarming. Just as alarming is the recent US decision to reopen the American Consulate for Palestinians, not where it used to be right next to the American Colony in East Jerusalem, but on Agron...
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