Why do many U.S. citizens believe that Israel is an innocent victim of unprovoked terrorist attacks from tiny, ever-diminishing Palestine? The answer lies in propaganda. A new film, The Occupation of the American Mind, “explores how the Israeli government, the U.S. government, and the pro-Israel lobby have joined forces, often with very different motives, to shape American media coverage of the conflict in Israel’s favor.” ~ The Occupation of the American Mind Film Website…
On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, legendary musician Roger Waters and Sut Jhally discuss their new film about the Israeli public relations campaign to influence U.S. public opinion. ~ The Real News
“The Occupation of the American Mind” Trailer
Mapping Palestinian Loss of Land
The maps below illustrate the loss of Palestinian land from 1946 to 2000. Does a victimized nation, as Israel has been characterized in the United States, gradually gain land mass over the decades?