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    DescriptionIsrael and its American lobby have committed audacious but generally unknown crimes against the United States. The government has long kept files about Israeli espionage, weapons smuggling, and covert operations on American soil classified...until now. Spy Trade begins on the trail of a vast smuggler network funneling stolen and illegally purchased surplus WWII arms to Jewish fighters in Palestine. When the FBI threatened to crack down, a clandestine summit meeting yielded minor convictions for small-time operators, but not the financial masterminds behind the scheme. Spy Trade probes Israel lobby smuggling operations diverting uranium from the US to Israel's Dimona nuclear weapons facility. The Justice Department battled mightily to regulate two key enablers the Jewish Agency and American Zionist Council as Israeli foreign agents in the 1960s. But when the effort collapsed, it unleashed election law violations and escalating intimidation of American politicians by the Israel lobby. Spy Trade reveals the long-term impact of a newly declassified "third scandal" that began in the 1980s. In the midst of both the Iran-Contra affair and the Jonathan Pollard espionage incident, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) and the Israeli embassy conducted a spectacular clandestine operation against American industries and workers; it has so far cost the US economy $71 billion and a hundred thousand jobs each year by shutting down or diverting US exports. More than a dissection of the tactics used by Israel and its lobby to evade justice, Spy Trade provides strategies for ending criminal immunity and restoring American governance.


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    Title
    Spy Trade
    Subtitle
    How Israel's Lobby Undermines America's Economy
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Grant F Smith, Foreword by Michael Scheuer
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 178
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 249 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780976443711
    ISBN 10: 0976443716
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: WAR
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S4.5
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1FBH
    BIC subject category V2: HBJF1
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1FBP
    BIC subject category V2: JPS, HBW
    Ingram Subject Code: BE
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET135
    Ingram Theme: CULT/MIDEST
    Libri: I-BE
    BISAC V2.8: BUS069020
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27880
    BISAC V2.8: POL011020
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    BISAC V2.8: HIS027000, HIS019000
    DC21: 337.7305694
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    DC22: 337.7305694
    Publisher
    Institute for Research
    Imprint name
    Institute for Research
    Publication date
    01 November 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Washington, DC