Who is out to get Trump National Security Adviser General McMaster?

T. Belman. Even if this was fake news, there was a lot of news on McMaster that wasn’t fake.He got rid of Pro-Israel people from the NSA did he not. He gave a security clearance to Susan Rice. He sent an anti-Israel person with Kushner in his last trip to Israel. I am sure there are many more. He reiterates Obama’s views on Islam and the MB rather than Trump’s.

Israel Embassy & NSC officials say McMaster Hezbollah/Yelling story is false. What is going on?

By Jeff Dunitz. INN

Pajamas Media and Israel National News (Arutz Sheva) both ran a story this month that U.S. National Security Adviser McMaster sparked an argument with an Israeli delegation during an August meeting to discuss the terrorist group Hezbollah. According to the reports, the argument was sparked by McMaster bringing an unwanted NSA official to the meeting and his denying that Hezbollah was a terrorist group.

In a statement to The Lid, the spokesman for the Israeli Embassy in DC called the reports “totally false,” and in a separate discussion, an NSC official who was at the meeting says the NSC employee in question wasn’t in the meeting.

Per each of the reports, National Security Advisor. McMaster invited NSC Senior Director on Counter-Terrorism Mustafa Javed Ali to the meeting with Israel that took place in the White House. Supposedly Mr. Ali is against designing Hezbollah as a terrorist group. According to the reports, the Israeli delegation demanded that Ali leave the room.

Both PJM and Israel National News claimed that McMaster yelled at the Israeli delegation at the meeting, PJM claimed that McMaster seemed to blow off” Israel’s worry that a safe zone in Syria for refugees would become a safe zone for Hezbollah to operate. Israel National News went further saying that McMaster claimed that Hezbollah was not a terror group.

Both stories are false.

I spoke to Itai Bardov, spokesperson for the Israeli Embassy in Washington and asked him if he could address the above charges on the record. He responded  with this statement:

The allegations in the article relating to Israel are totally false.

Israel never asked for Mustafa Ali to not attend a meeting on Hezbollah, Syria or any other matter.

Israel is not aware of any Trump administration official that does not consider Hezbollah a terror organization, and General McMaster never yelled at Israeli officials.

Israel appreciates General McMaster’s efforts to strengthen the US-Israel relationship and looks forward to continuing to work closely with the Trump administration to counter the threats posed by Iran and its terror proxy Hezbollah.

An NSC official who was at the meeting confirmed to me that the U.S. delegation didn’t plan to bring Mustafa Javed Ali to the meetings, didn’t bring Mr. Ali to the meeting, and at no time did he attempt to come into the meeting. A pretty Shermanesque declaration.

Finally, on August 18th, the day after the meeting (the PJM article said it was the week of August 27), Jason Greenblatt and advisor for President Trump on Israel, posted a picture of everyone at the meeting (see below) Mr. Ali was not in this “team picture.”

This is the second time in a month that an enemy of General McMaster within the White House (or possibly one who just left) created a story about McMaster and Israel that was false. The first claim was that he was an enemy of Israel which was also proven to be nonsense (read the linked article Slandering a Good Name to see how fake news works). Sheldon Adelson, who was said by JTA to be against him, has disavowed the campaign against McMaster.

The Jewish High Holiday period begins with Rosh Hashanah and continues with the fast of Yom Kippur on September 29th. During that time we are supposed to apologize to the people who we have wronged and begin atoning for our sins. Whether Jewish or not, I recommend to this teller of McMaster tales that this would be a great time to stop with the slanders and atone for their wrong-doings.
Jason D. Greenblatt?Verified account @jdgreenblatt45  Aug 17

Organized important bilateral meeting between @WHNSC / US National Security team and our counterparts from Israel at the @WhiteHouse today.

Team Photo

Jeff Dunetz

The editor/publisher of the blog “The Lid,” Jeff is also a contributing reporter to TruthRevolt.org and MRCTV.org. He is also the political columnist for The Jewish Star, and co-host of the weekly radio show, The Hump Day News Report on the 405 Radio Network.

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  1. McMaster yelled at the Israeli delegation because they objected to the presence in the security meeting of a Muslim McMaster appointee who denies that Hezbollah is a terrorist organization– as does McMaster, even though the U.S. has officially designated it as such — and because they objected to the Syrian safe zone giving Hezbollah — Iran’s proxy, Iran, which like Hezbollah has sworn to destroy Israel — a safe zone in which to operate. Shades of Hillary – Old Yeller — laughingly boasting that she screamed at Bibi for 45 minutes on the phone about Jewish settlements.

    Read more at:


    I should think this guy generates bad blood with anybody who disagrees with him. He can’t tolerate it.

    I’ve never read a report of Bannon throwing a tantrum or lashing out at anybody. Have you?
    Hezbollah’s Goal: “Going After [the Jews] Worldwide”
    By Alan Dershowitz


    @ Lorenzo:
    @ Michael S:

  2. Hi, Ted

    I don’t know how much value there is in this discussion; but just to be clear, what “67 lines” are you talking about? The ones BEFORE the 6-Day War? or those after it?

    Concerning McMaster, the only thing I could find about his position toward borders is:

    “On Tuesday, McMaster dodged when asked about the Western Wall. “That sounds like a policy decision,” he told during a Tuesday briefing.”


    “That sounds like a policy decision,” is what the General apparently said; the rest seems to be hype. In his defense, I will say that the National Security Advisor was deferring questions about foreign policy to the President — at least in this instance.

    Concerning Lorenzo’s comment, I completely agree with him, that there is and was bad blood between Bannon and McMaster. I can only add that the two people in the White House who seem to have advanced the most during all this turmoil are neither Bannon, Trump nor McMaster; but Ivanka and Jared.

    I expect Jared Kushner to pull off a “Middle East Peace” deal that looks like the answer to the world’s problems. He, of all people, can do this because of his Jewish identity and close friendship with Binyamin Netanyahu. After that, I expect him to be worshipped as the Messiah.

  3. @ Lorenzo:
    Please explain what Masters has done that rejects the ;67 lines as borders.. Bannon clearly supports Israel. Show me what actions of McMaster support Israel more strongly then Obama did.

    What is you criteria for judging whether a person or organization is pro-Israel.

  4. @ Lorenzo:
    Following troubling revelations and concerned raised about National Security Adviser Gen. H.R. McMaster, the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) announced it has undertaken a review and analysis of the top White House official’s positions, actions, and statements on Israel.
    “Zionist Organization of America (‘ZOA’) issues the following statement in response to several media inquiries regarding General Herbert Raymond ‘H.R.’ McMaster’s tenure as President Donald Trump’s National Security Advisor,” ZOA said in a statement on Monday morning. “ZOA’s leadership is currently undertaking a comprehensive review of all publicly available facts and statements. Morton Klein, national president of ZOA, will be issuing a full statement later this week.”

    ZOA is the oldest pro-Israel organization in America

    ““According to senior officials aware of his behavior, he [McMaster] constantly refers to Israel as the occupying power and insists falsely and constantly that a country named Palestine existed where Israel is located until 1948 when it was destroyed by the Jews,” Glick wrote of McMaster. “Many of you will remember that a few days before Trump’s visit to Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu – and his advisers were blindsided when the Americans suddenly told them that no Israeli official was allowed to accompany Trump to the Western Wall. What hasn’t been reported is that it was McMaster who pressured Trump to agree not to let Netanyahu accompany him to the Western Wall. At the time, I and other reporters were led to believe that this was the decision of rogue anti-Israel officers at the US consulate in Jerusalem. But it wasn’t. It was McMaster. And even that, it works out wasn’t sufficient for McMaster. He pressured Trump to cancel his visit to the Wall and only visit the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial — ala the Islamists who insist that the only reason Israel exists is European guilt over the Holocaust.”

    What’s more, a piece out Sunday evening by Breitbart News’ Aaron Klein–this outlet’s Jerusalem Bureau chief–discovered deep troubling ties between McMaster and leftist billionaire George Soros.’

    ‘Now, the oldest and strongest pro-Israel group in America is conducting its own probe to get to the bottom of it.”


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    “ZOA: NSC’s McMaster – Reassign Him to Area Not Dealing with Israel or Iran”

    Read more: https://zoa.org/2017/08/10371905-zoa-nscs-mcmaster-reassign-him-to-area-not-dealing-with-israel-or-iran/#ixzz4tdhgTQh2

  5. He got rid of Bannon and other white nationalists from the NSA. Attacking McMaster appears to be Bannon’s payback. For people to swallow the nonsense that McMaster opposes Israel shows that they are suffering from a discernment deficit.