OBAMA VS. BIBI: Obama Sends 5-Man Team to Israel to Help Defeat Netanyahu in Reelection

Published on January 27, 2015

Obama just keeps on distancing the U.S. relationship with Israel.

Haaretz, Israel’s oldest daily newspaper often compared to The New York Times for its liberal political leanings, only published the report in its Hebrew edition. However, Independent Media Review and Analysis, which is “an ongoing analysis of developments in Arab-Israeli relations,” according to its website, deemed it of sufficient importance to provide an English translation on Monday.

It reported:

Foreign Funding Bankrolls Anti-Netanyahu Campaign – Flies in 5-Man Obama Team

Haaretz reporter Roi Arad revealed in an article in the Hebrew edition
today that the foreign funded organization, “One Voice”, is bankrolling the
V-2015 campaign to defeat Binyamin Netanyahu’s national camp in the March
2015 Knesset Elections.

One indication of the generous financing is that it has now flown in a team
of five American campaign experts (including Jeremy Bird, the Obama
campaign’s national field director) who will run the campaign out of offices
taking up the ground floor of a Tel Aviv office building.

V-2015 is careful not to support a specific party – rather “just not Bibi”.
As such, the foreign funds pouring into the campaign are not subject to
Israel’s campaign finance laws.

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