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America the Target: The USS Liberty and 9/11

June 8, 2016

The Israeli assault on the USS Liberty was meant to sink the ship and kill all of the crew. Understanding the truth about what happened to the Liberty is essential to grasp the nature of the Zionist state and its treachery against the United States.

There are people who refuse to accept clear-cut evidence of Israeli involvement in the false-flag terrorism of 9/11 simply because it does not fit with the image they have in their mind of the Zionist state of Israel. The idea that the Israeli military would plan and carry out a terrorist atrocity in the United States, killing thousands of innocent people, in order to trick Americans into supporting the Israeli war agenda known as the War on Terror does not comport with their naïve beliefs about Israel, so they reject the evidence and the facts.


To those who say, “Israel would not do such a thing,” I say, “You don’t know Israel or Israeli history.”

Israelis have attacked America before, on several occasions, with the intention of having the crime blamed on their enemies.  Forty-nine years ago, on June 8, 1967, the Israeli military launched a murderous attack on a U.S. Navy vessel, U.S.S. Liberty, killing 34 men and wounding 171.

I wrote about the Israeli attack on the U.S.S. Liberty in “America the Target,” the third chapter of Solving 9-11: The Deception that Changed the World to give the reader some idea of Israel’s history of treachery and false-flag terrorism against the United States.

Many American Zionists, Jew and Gentile alike, will comfort themselves with the false narrative about the U.S.S. Liberty accepting the Zionist lie that the Israeli attack was a case of mistaken identity. The historical evidence, however, proves that it was not, but that it was a blatant Israeli crime of mass murder and an act of war against the United States.

As I wrote in “America the Target”:


Lt. James M. Ennes, Jr., an officer on the bridge of the USS Liberty, wrote his first-hand account of the Israeli attack in a 1979 book entitled Assault on the Liberty. Lieutenant Ennes' book is documentary evidence that the Israeli attack was deliberate and not an accident of war.  Ennes describes how Israeli torpedo boats repeatedly machine-gunned Libertysailors fighting the napalm fires on deck and shot her life rafts in the water while an oversize U.S. flag flew from its mast.

The shooting of the life rafts indicates that the Israelis did not want anyone to survive the assault and intended sinking of the U.S. vessel.  Steve Forslund, an intelligence analyst for the 544th Air Reconnaissance Technical Wing in 1967, saw the transcripts from the Israeli pilots and their ground control as they came off the teletype machine at Offutt Air Force Base in Omaha.

"The ground control station stated that the target was American and for the aircraft to confirm it," Forslund recalled. "The aircraft did confirm the identity of the target as American, by the American flag.  The ground control station ordered the aircraft to attack and sink the target and ensure they left no survivors."  Forslund said he clearly recalled "the obvious frustration of the controller over the inability of the pilots to sink the target quickly and completely."

"He kept insisting the mission had to sink the target, and was frustrated with the pilots' responses that it didn't sink."

Israel’s murderous attack on the Liberty is not well known to many Americans because it is a piece of our history that has been suppressed for forty-nine years. Like the Israeli role in 9/11, information about the attack on the Liberty has been controlled in the three critical arenas:  the investigation, interpretation, and litigation of the incident.  In all three arenas the Zionist voice prevailed over the facts, testimonies of the survivors, and evidence.

That the Israelis got away with murdering 34 Americans on the Liberty is largely due to the fact that a brutal Zionist agent named Lyndon B. Johnson occupied the White House at the time.  Johnson actually re-called U.S. Navy jets, twice, that were sent to assist the stricken ship in international waters off the coast of Egypt. Johnson had earlier overseen the cover-up of the murder of President John F. Kennedy, so covering-up the Israeli war crime against the Liberty was easy for the treasonous president.

Survivors of the Israeli assault on the Liberty have struggled valiantly for years to inform their fellow Americans about what happened on June 8, 1967, when they saw 34 of their shipmates murdered by Israel, America’s “friend and ally” in the Middle East. It is very important for all Americans to understand the truth about what happened to the Liberty so that they can grasp the reality of Israeli treachery against the United States.

The Israeli attack on the Liberty reveals the true nature of the Zionist state, showing that it is clearly not a friend of America and that it has repeatedly committed acts of war and terrorism against the United States in its efforts to deceive Americans into supporting its criminal agenda in the Middle East. Understanding the criminal nature of the assault on the Liberty enables one to grasp how the Israeli military could conceive and carry out the crimes of 9/11 in order to advance the Global War on Terror, a Zionist war agenda to be waged by the United States.

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Sources and Recommended Reading:

“America the Target: 9-11 and Israel's History of False Flag Terrorism,” Solving 9-11:  The Deception that Changed the World, Christopher Bollyn

“America the Target: 9-11 and Israel's History of False Flag Terrorism,” audio chapter read by Christopher Bollyn

“Dead In The Water - The Sinking of the USS Liberty,” May 2, 2009

“Israel's Terror Attack on the USS Liberty,” Christopher Bollyn, June 9, 2010

“The Israeli Attack on the USS Liberty - Dead in the Water” by Christopher Bollyn, May 2009 

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