The lobby argues that good Americans spy for Israel

by | May 9, 2007 | Stress Blog | 7 comments

AIPAC on Trial

The lobby argues that good Americans spy for Israel.

by Justin Raimondo

Is there a First Amendment right to engage in espionage? Dorothy Rabinowitz seems to think so. Describing the actions of Steve Rosen and Keith Weissman, two former top officials of AIPAC, the premier Israel lobbying group, who passed purloined intelligence to Israeli government officials, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist characterized them as ‘activities that go on every day in Washington, and that are clearly protected under the First Amendment.’ If what Rabinowitz says is true—if passing classified information to foreign officials is routine in the nation’s capital—then we are all in big trouble.