They Dare to Speak Out: People and Institutions Confront Israel’s Lobby, Paul Findley, 2003.
Charles Burris on the U.S.S. Liberty, June 4, 2019:
On June 8, 1967, the National Security Agency intelligence ship USS Liberty, stationed in international waters off the Sinai Peninsula during the Six-Day Arab/Israeli War, was attacked by unmarked jets and later by unmarked torpedo boats. In all, 34 men were killed and 171 wounded. Deep into the attack, the captain and crew realized that the aggressor was their supposed ally, Israel, who claimed they couldn’t identify the ship as American (despite the large American flag being displayed during the assault). Here are authoritative books and documentaries on this tragic incident.
This was interesting. George C. Marshall, after whom the Marshall Plan was named, delayed the recognition of Israel as a state in 1948.
George Catlett Marshall is revered throughout the world as the principal military leader of allied forces in World War II and as one of only two generals who were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. As Secretary of State, he was known as the father of the post-war Marshall Plan that played a crucial role in the reconstruction of Europe. Notwithstanding, he has been viewed ambivalently by Jewish Americans. This is because he opposed, as Secretary of State, the immediate unilateral recognition by the United States of the new state of Israel.