This petition is a non-partisan demand to answers regarding the State Departments involvement into internal matters of Israeli politics. It has come to light that money has been used to fund an organization called the One Voice Movement created to oppose Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. This is a serious matter that should be of concern for anyone who is Pro Israel regardless of whether they support Netanyahu or not. This information has been exposed less than 2 weeks since the Israeli Prime Minister's message to Congress which the administration opposed because of a policy of not hosting a foreign head of state during that nation's election process.
The questions we want answered are as follows:
How does the State Department justify this funding in conjunction with a policy of non-involvement?
By what right does an American administration use government funding to influence the citizens of another country against its current leader?
What is the desired outcome of this attempted influence?
While the current administration appears to be bending over backwards to deal with a regime in Iran that sponsors terrorism worldwide, to learn that there was financial backing provided to support ousting Israeli's current government is not only inconsistent with the administration's actions, but to many of us unacceptable.
Whether we come from the United States or not, whether we are Democrat or Republican and whether we support Benjamin Netanyahu or not, for the security of Israel's future it is more than reasonable that we expect honest and transparent answers to these questions.
Please sign this petition if you support this cause.
Global Coalition for Israel