2.1 Bi-national Industrial Research & Development foundation (BIRD): Bi-national Science Foundation (BSF); the Bi-national Agricultural Research & Development foundation (B.A.R.D) on the BRI
The Jonathan Pollard case
In 1957, Russian empire descendants, Ben-Gurion, [Shimon] Peres, and a few Israeli scientists determined that their nation would be far ahead of Arab neighbours in science and technology. They believed Israel could become one of the top tech powers on Earth, which would guarantee military supremacy over much larger nations. Now, Israel is a cyber-technology juggernaut.
The first ‘official’ technology transfer rat line is the BSF. It was set up by Kissinger in 1973. Dr Kissinger and President Nixon were promoting détente with the Soviet Union and Red China.
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Khrushchev visited the USA then Nixon and Kissinger visited Mao and Red China. With the establishment of the Bi-national Science Foundation (BSF), illegal technology transfer was made ‘official policy’ in concert with the BIRD, BARD and the upcoming ‘Israel United States Energy Cooperation Act’.Intellectual property theft and technology transfer were now done openly. This begs the question of ‘how deeply penetrated the United States must have been in industrial, social, political and psychological fronts for such blatant treasonous criminality to move forward unfettered and for such a long period?’.
The following examples of Israeli espionage and Jewish sponsored treason against the United States make the cited points obvious for uninitiated readers.
The ousted Israeli Mossad Case Officer, Rafi Eitan, was caught red handed in the Pollard spy case, then simply moved from LAKAM to BIRD. LAKAM was an Israeli intelligence agency headed by Benjamin Blumberg (1957–1981) and Rafi Eitan (1981– 1986). Its main task was to collect scientific and technical intelligence from open and covert sources. The network — with LAKAM at its heart — operated globally with the United States as its main target. Reasons were obvious: America was (and remains) far ahead of the rest of the world in technological research and development. Yet always and mysteriously remains on the best of terms with Israel.
A retired KGB official would never have been allowed to tour Lawrence Livermore Laboratories south of San Francisco, but Yuval Ne’eman, a veteran Israeli Military Intelligence agent was. At the time, Ne’eman was supposedly no more than a disinterested academic. When the FBI tried to register him as an Israeli agent the CIA intervened.
Shimon Peres was particularly active in developing technology penetration and acquisition networks to help industries he had done much to father. U.S. counter- intelligence agents became aware of the Israeli-Soviet espionage pipeline when data stolen by Jonathan Jay Pollard, a U.S. Navy analyst convicted of spying for Israel, was 'traced to the Eastern bloc’, the land that birthed Peres.
One analyst said Israel's 'right-wing' Jews are involved with spying for the Soviets and called it 'ironic’, noting that left-wing elements were responsible for similar scandals in the past.
Of course, “Republicans, Democrats? There's No Difference” said Netanyahu.
In 1996 Julian Assange was convicted by a Melbourne Magistrates Court of hacking sensitive computer systems. A side kick in his hacking group went by the pseudonym “Phoenix”. Phoenix was believed to be from Melbourne’s large Chabad Lubavitch sect, a Ukrainian/Russian Ultra-Orthodox Jewish sect with strong ties to Putin as well as Netanyahu and Donald Trump.
“Phoenix” was sending material to an Eastern Bloc intelligence asset called “Pengo”.“Pengo” was murdered in an East German forest, burnt to death. Julian Assange has long ties, both anecdotally and formally for at least fifteen years with Soviet Russia.
Coming back to LAKAM, it was disbanded in 1986 following Pollard’s arrest for espionage on behalf of Israel [and the Soviet Union]. Pollard was paid to deliver large volumes of classified documents to LAKAM agents for which he was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment. Secretary of Defence, Dick Cheyney, demanded a life sentence for Pollard. Pollard said he was merely spying for an ally of the United States. The materials stolen had little relevance to the Middle East but were extremely important to the interests of the Soviet Union. Despite repeated requests from Israel, especially the office of Benjamin Netanyahu, Pollard served thirty-years and is now happily back in Israel.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (left) greets Pollard in Tel Aviv.
Under Reagan, the U.S. military-industrial complex entered a golden age. Defence held priority over all other claims on the budget; all “threats” were magnified through an alarmist prism; intelligence agencies assumed unprecedented institutional power. The U.S. was becoming more like Israel.
Among signs that Washington was beginning to see things with Israeli-coloured glasses was its attention to “terrorism” divorced from any political context. Acts of terror by pre-independence Stern Gang, Irgun, and Haganah had served Israel well to drive out the British and a large portion of the Palestinian population. Menachem Begin, a former terrorist, became extremely indignant however whenever someone called him a former terrorist.
The [Jonathan] Pollard case, it should be recalled, occurred in the days before the crumbling of the Berlin Wall and the vaporizing of the Cold War. Israel had painstakingly constructed its own issuing forth as a strategic American asset on the back of superpower confrontation.
To the contrary, as Zvi Rafiah said, Israel has perpetual interests in keeping good relations with the Soviets due to the ongoing emigration of Soviet Jews, especially since American Jews were most unlikely to emigrate and bolster its non-Arab population.
Intelligence sources have reported that data reaching the Soviets via this pipeline included sensitive USA weapons technology as well as strategic knowledge on defence forces in Turkey, Pakistan and the ME, including Saudi Arabia. In fact, of the millions of pages of classified documents funnelled by Pollard to the KGB, the majority were of no critical interest to Israel at all.
The Israeli-US Binational Industrial Research and Development Foundation (BIRD)planted, protected and paid Pollard. This intergovernmental organization which acts as a channel between the U.S. Treasury and State Department and the Israeli Defence Ministry and Mossad, a product of Henry Kissinger’s tenure at the State Department, is one of dozens used to run joint US-Israeli covert operations of the sort typified by the Iran-Contra fiasco. Pollard was paid for his espionage by BIRD’s counsel, Harold Katz.
Tasked by the Israeli Defence Ministry’s LAKAM (intelligence agency) whose American station chief is Itzhak Ya’akov, Pollard was protected by a network within the US Justice Department (Committee X).Which included former Criminal Division director, William Weld; and former Deputy Attorney General, Arnold Burns, both linked to BIRD.
The BIRD Foundation was established by treaty between the United States and Israel in 1977, per discussions in 1975 with Kissinger as Secretary of State. Its sister, the Binational Agricultural Research and Development foundation (BARD), was formed the same year. Both organizations were modelled on the Binational Science Foundation (BSF), another US-Israeli organization formed under Kissinger in 1973. All three organizations have overlapping governing boards, officially sponsor joint US-Israeli industrial, agricultural and basic scientific research. All such projects and associated conferences provide traveling Mossad officers with means to recruit new American scientists and industrialists. Operatives naturally target and penetrate major university science departments and aerospace firms.
BIRD, BARD, and the BSF have an endowment of $300 million in Israeli banks. One bank tied to the BIRD network is the Bank of Boston, which Harold Katz used to pay Pollard. In 1984, US Attorney William Weld, protected this Bank when it was caught laundering more than $2 billion in illicit funds used to finance Israeli intelligence operations in America.