Israel's ongoing military occupation of Palestinian territory and repeated invasions of the Gaza strip have triggered a fierce backlash against Israeli policies virtually everywhere in the world - except the United States. The Occupation of the American Mind takes an eye-opening look at this critical exception, zeroing in on pro-Israel public relations efforts within the U.S. Narrated by Roger Waters and featuring leading observers of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and U.S. media culture, the film explores how the Israeli government, the U.S. government, and the pro-Israel lobby have joined forces, often with very different motives, to shape American media coverage of the conflict in Israel's favor. From the U.S.-based public relations campaigns that emerged in the 1980s to today, the film provides a sweeping analysis of Israel's decades-long battle for the hearts, minds, and tax dollars of the American people in the face of widening international condemnation of its increasingly ...
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In an interview Sut Jhally
stated that now one out of ten Israelis lives on occupied Palestinian territory in what is often called 'settlements,' or 'Jewish neighborhoods' by some and 'racial colonies' by others. See more
It all comes down to American public perception.
That's one way to change anything: Changing perception and understanding here leading to a change of policy here. As long as the Unites States supports Israel nothing is going to happen. The US government will support it as long as the US population tolerates it.
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