We stand for Israel – – status of Arabs in Israel

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ISRAELI ARABS – – STATUS OF ARABS IN ISRAEL

By Mitchell Bard: – – JEWISH VIRTUAL LIBRARY – – http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/Society_&_Culture/arabstat.html

Roughly 21% of Israel’s more than eight million citizens are Arabs.
The vast majority of the Israeli Arabs – 81% – are Muslims.
Arabs in Israel have equal voting rights (regardless of whether they are Muslims, Christians or even Buddhists); in fact, it is one of the few places in the Middle East where Arab women may vote.
Arabs currently hold ten seats in the Knesset.
Israeli Arabs have also held various government posts.
Arabic, like Hebrew, is an official language in Israel.
At the time of Israel’s founding, only one Arab high school was operating, today, there are hundreds of Arab schools.
Most Arabs attend these schools.

The sole legal distinction between Jewish and Arab citizens of Israel is that the latter are not required to serve in the Israeli army.
This was to spare Arab citizens the need to take up arms against their brethren.
Nevertheless, many Arabs have volunteered (and continue to volunteer) for military duty and the Druze and Circassian communities are subject to the draft.

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Some economic and social gaps between Israeli Jews and Arabs result from the latter not serving in the military.
Veterans qualify for many benefits and jobs not available to non-veterans.
Moreover, the army aids in the socialization process.

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(Click above for enlargement – – “I stand for Israel”…a proud Arab Israeli soldier who is not ashamed to identify himself with Zionism:
“I believe in the Muslim faith, and will never abandon it, but Zionism is more than a religion. It is something that fully represents my sense of belonging to the State of Israel and to Israeli society, and the immense commitment I have to protecting and guarding the country of which I am part”)

Please read about the incredible accomplishments of Maj. Ala Wahib, Arab Israeli, Muslim and a true Zionist:
http://www.israelhayom.com/site/newsletter_article.php?id=5727

On the other hand, Arabs do have an advantage obtaining some jobs during the years Israelis are in the military.
In addition, industries like construction and trucking have come to be dominated by Israeli Arabs.

While there is no institutional segregation, Jews and Arabs have chosen to live separately in all but a handful of cities.
Israelis all recognize that Arab villages have historically received less funding than Jewish areas and this has affected the quality of Arab schools, infrastructure and social services.
Arabs are also underrepresented in higher education and most industries.

Israeli Jews and Arabs have surprisingly little contact with each other.
Most young people study at different elementary and secondary schools and may not come into contact with one another until college; by then, many preconceived opinions have been formed.
This lack of interaction exacerbates tensions between the two communities.

Israeli Arabs also face their own conflicts as Palestinians in a Jewish state.
While identifying with the Palestinian people and disputing Israel’s identification as a Jewish state, they see their future tied to Israel.

They have adopted Hebrew as a second language and Israeli culture as an extra layer in their lives.
At the same time, they strive to attain a higher degree of participation in national life, greater integration into the economy and more benefits for their own towns and villages.

Although Israeli Arabs have occasionally been involved in terrorist activities, they have generally behaved as loyal citizens.

During Israel’s wars, none engaged in acts of sabotage or disloyalty.
In some instances, Arabs volunteered to take over civilian functions for reservists.
There are twenty employment centers established around Israel to help the Arab, Druze, and Circassian minorities find employment and receive assistance.

According to the Israeli Ministry of the Economy statistics for 2015, 8,000 new Arab, Druze, and Circassian participants sought help or assistance from these employment centers.

In total these centers have helped 13,600 members of Israeli minority groups find employment, and have provided assistance for more than 24,000 individuals.
Approximately 68% of candidates who have come into the employment centres since they were established in 2012 have found jobs.

The number of Israeli-Arab teachers in Israel’s state schools increased by 40% between 2013 and 2016, as reported by Israel’s Education Ministry in August 2016.
According to the Ministry, 420 Arab-Israelis taught in Israel’s state schools in 2013, compared to 588 during the 2016 school year.

The school subjects that experienced the largest jump were English, Math and Science, which all experienced a 76% increase in the number of Arab-Israeli teachers.
The number of Israeli-Arab Arabic language instructors also increased by 40% during this time span.

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I stand with Israel – – Israeli settlements in the West Bank are not illegal

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by Mitchell Bard – – A Guide to the Arab-Israeli Conflict, THE JEWISH VIRTUAL LIBRARY
http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/myths3/MythsEnglish2012.pdf

MYTH
Israeli settlements are illegal.”

FACT:

Jews have lived in Judea and Samaria—the West Banksince ancient times.
The only time Jews have been prohibited from living in the territories in recent decades was during Jordan’s rule from 1948 to 1967.
Numerous legal authorities dispute the charge that settlements are “illegal.”
Stephen Schwebel, formerly President of the International Court of Justice, notes that a country acting in self-defense may seize and occupy territory when necessary to protect itself.
Schwebel also observes that a state may require, as a condition for its withdrawal, security measures designed to ensure its citizens are not menaced again from that territory.
According to Eugene Rostow, a former Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs in the Johnson Administration, Resolution 242 gives Israel a legal right to be in the West Bank.
The resolution, Rostow noted, “Israel is entitled to administer the territories” it won in 1967 until ‘‘a just and lasting peace in the Middle East’’ is achieved.
Though critical of Israeli policy, the United States does not consider settlements illegal.

MYTH
Settlements are an obstacle to peace.”

FACT:

Settlements have never been an obstacle to peace.
From 1949–67, when Jews were forbidden to live on the West Bank, the Arabs refused to make peace with Israel.
From 1967–77, the Labor Party established only a few strategic settlements in the territories, yet the Arabs were unwilling to negotiate peace with Israel.
In 1977, months after a Likud government committed to greater settlement activity took power, Egyptian President Sadat went to Jerusalem and later signed a peace treaty with Israel.
Incidentally, Israeli settlements existed in the Sinai and those were removed as part of the agreement with Egypt.
One year later, Israel froze settlement building for three months, hoping the gesture would entice other Arabs to join the Camp David peace process, but none would.
In 1994, Jordan signed a peace agreement with Israel and settlements were not an issue; if anything, the number of Jews living in the territories was growing.
Between June 1992 and June 1996, under Labor-led governments, the Jewish population in the territories grew by approximately 50 percent.
This rapid growth did not prevent the Palestinians from signing the Oslo accords in September 1993 or the Oslo 2 agreement in September 1995.
In 2000, Prime Minister Ehud Barak offered to dismantle dozens of settlements, but the Palestinians still would not agree to end the conflict.
In August 2005, Israel evacuated all of the settlements in the Gaza Strip and four in Northern Samaria, but terror attacks continued.
In 2008, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert offered to withdraw from approximately 94 percent of the West Bank, but the deal was rejected.
In 2010, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu froze settlement construction for 10 months and the Palestinians refused to engage in negotiations until the period was nearly over.
After agreeing to talk, they walked out when Netanyahu refused to prolong the freeze.
Settlement activity may be a stimulus to peace because it forced the Palestinians and other Arabs to reconsider the view that time is on their side.
References are frequently made in Arabic writings to how long it took to expel the Crusaders and how it might take a similar length of time to do the same to the Zionists.
The growth in the Jewish population in the territories forced the Arabs to question this tenet.
“The Palestinians now realize,” said Bethlehem Mayor Elias Freij, “that time is now on the side of Israel, which can build settlements and create facts, and that the only way out of this dilemma is face-to-face negotiations.”
Even though settlements are not an obstacle to peace, many Israelis still have concerns about the expansion of settlements. Some consider them provocative, others worry that the settlers are particularly vulnerable, and note they have been targets of repeated Palestinian terrorist attacks.
To defend them, large numbers of soldiers are deployed who would otherwise be training and preparing for a possible future conflict with an Arab army.
Some Israelis also object to the amount of money that goes to communities beyond the Green Line, and special subsidies that have been provided to make housing there more affordable.
Still others feel the settlers are providing a first line of defense and developing land that rightfully belongs to Israel.
The disposition of settlements is a matter for the final status negotiations.
The question of where the final border will be between Israel and a Palestinian entity will likely be influenced by the distribution of these Jewish towns in Judea and Samaria (the border with Gaza was unofficially defined following Israel’s withdrawal).
Israel wants to incorporate as many settlers as possible within its borders while the Palestinians want to expel all Jews from the territory they control.
If Israel withdraws toward the 1949 armistice line unilaterally, or as part of a political settlement, many settlers will face one or more options: remain in the territories (the disengagement from Gaza suggests this may not be possible), expulsion from their homes, or voluntary resettlement in Israel (with financial compensation).

The impediment to peace is not the existence of Jewish communities in the disputed territories, it is the Palestinians’ unwillingness to accept a state next to Israel instead of one replacing Israel.

MYTH
The Geneva Convention prohibits the construction of Jewish settlements in occupied territories.

FACT:

The Fourth Geneva Convention prohibits the forcible transfer of people of one state to the territory of another state that it has occupied as a result of a war.
The intention was to insure that local populations who came under occupation would not be forced to move.
This is in no way relevant to the settlement issue.
Jews are not being forced to go to the West Bank; on the contrary, they are voluntarily moving back to places where they, or their ancestors, once lived before being expelled by others.
In addition, those territories never legally belonged to either Jordan or Egypt, and certainly not to the Palestinians, who were never the sovereign authority in any part of Palestine.
“The Jewish right of settlement in the area is equivalent in every way to the right of the local population to live there,” according to Professor Eugene Rostow, former Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs.
As a matter of policy, moreover, Israel does not requisition private land for the establishment of settlements.
Housing construction is allowed on private land only after determining that no private rights will be violated.
The settlements also do not displace Arabs living in the territories.
The media sometimes gives the impression that for every Jew who moves to the West Bank, several hundred Palestinians are forced to leave.
The truth is that the vast majority of settlements have been built in uninhabited areas and even the handful established in or near Arab towns did not force any Palestinians to leave
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MYTH
The size of the Jewish population in the West Bank precludes any territorial compromise.”

FACT:

Altogether, built-up settlement area is less than two percent of the disputed territories.
An estimated 70 percent of the settlers live in what are in effect suburbs of major Israeli cities such as Jerusalem.
These are areas that virtually the entire Jewish population believes Israel must retain to ensure its security, and presidents Clinton and Bush anticipated would remain under permanent Israeli sovereignty.
Strategic concerns have led both Labor and Likud governments to establish settlements.
The objective is to secure a Jewish majority in key strategic regions of the West Bank, such as the Tel Aviv-Jerusalem corridor, the scene of heavy fighting in several Arab-Israeli wars.
Still, when Arab-Israeli peace talks began in late 1991, more than 80 percent of the West Bank contained no settlements or only sparsely populated ones.
Today, approximately 300,000 Jews live in 122 communities in the West Bank.
The overwhelming majority of these settlements have fewer than 1,000 citizens, 40 percent have fewer than 500 and several have only a few dozen residents.
Contrary to Palestinian-inspired hysteria about settlement expansion, the truth is only five settlements have been built since 1990.
Analysts have noted that 70–80 percent of the Jews could be brought within Israel’s borders with minor modifications of the “Green Line.”
Ironically, while Palestinians complain about settlements, an estimated 35,000 work in them and support a population of more than 200,000.

MYTH
At Camp David, Begin promised to halt the construction of settlements for five years.

FACT:

The five-year period agreed to at Camp David was the time allotted to Palestinian self-government in the territories.
The Israeli moratorium on West Bank settlements agreed to by Prime Minister Menachem Begin was only for three months.
Israel’s position on the matter received support from an unexpected source: Egyptian President Anwar Sadat, who said: “We agreed to put a freeze on the establishment of settlements for the coming three months, the time necessary in our estimation for signing the peace treaty.”
The Palestinians rejected the Camp David Accords and therefore the provisions related to them were never implemented.
Had they accepted the terms offered by Begin, it is very likely the self-governing authority would have developed long before now into an independent Palestinian state.
“If settlement-building is now concentrated in areas that the Palestinians themselves acknowledge will remain part of Israel in any future peace agreement, why the obsessive focus on settlements as an ‘obstacle to peace?’ ”
— Yossi Klein Halevi

MYTH
Israel must dismantle all the settlements or peace is impossible.

FACT:

When serious negotiations begin over the final status of the West Bank, battle lines will be drawn over which settlements should be incorporated into Israel, and which must be evacuated.
In August 2005, Prime Minister Ariel Sharon acknowledged that “not all the settlements that are today in Judea and Samaria will remain Israeli” while leaked Palestinian negotiating documents indicate the Palestinians are prepared to accept that some settlements will be incorporated into Israel.

In Gaza, Israel’s intent was to withdraw completely, and no settlements were viewed as vital to Israel for economic, security, or demographic reasons.
The situation in the West Bank is completely different because Jews have strong historic and religious connections to the area stretching back centuries.
Moreover, the West Bank is an area with strategic significance because of its proximity to Israel’s heartland and the fact that roughly one-quarter of Israel’s water resources are located there.
The disengagement from Gaza involved only 21 settlements and approximately 8,500 Jews; more than 100 settlements with a population of roughly 300,000 are located in Judea and Samaria.
Any new evacuation from the West Bank will involve another gut-wrenching decision that most settlers and their supporters will oppose with even greater ferocity than the Gaza disengagement. Most Israelis, however, favor withdrawing from all but the largest communities.
Over two-thirds of the Jews in the West Bank live in five settlement “blocs” that are all near the 1967 border.
Most Israelis believe these blocs should become part of Israel when final borders are drawn.

ISRAELI ARABS – – STATUS OF ARABS IN ISRAEL

By Mitchell Bard:

Roughly 21% of Israel’s more than eight million citizens are Arabs.
The vast majority of the Israeli Arabs – 81% – are Muslims.
Arabs in Israel have equal voting rights; in fact, it is one of the few places in the Middle East where Arab women may vote.
Arabs currently hold ten seats in the Knesset.
Israeli Arabs have also held various government posts.
Arabic, like Hebrew, is an official language in Israel.
At the time of Israel’s founding, only one Arab high school was operating, today, there are hundreds of Arab schools.
Most Arabs attend these schools.

The sole legal distinction between Jewish and Arab citizens of Israel is that the latter are not required to serve in the Israeli army.
This was to spare Arab citizens the need to take up arms against their brethren.
Nevertheless, many Arabs have volunteered for military duty and the Druze and Circassian communities are subject to the draft.
Some economic and social gaps between Israeli Jews and Arabs result from the latter not serving in the military.
Veterans qualify for many benefits and jobs not available to non-veterans.
Moreover, the army aids in the socialization process.
On the other hand, Arabs do have an advantage obtaining some jobs during the years Israelis are in the military.
In addition, industries like construction and trucking have come to be dominated by Israeli Arabs
.

While there is no institutional segregation, Jews and Arabs have chosen to live separately in all but a handful of cities.
Israelis all recognize that Arab villages have historically received less funding than Jewish areas and this has affected the quality of Arab schools, infrastructure and social services.
Arabs are also underrepresented in higher education and most industries.
Israeli Jews and Arabs have surprisingly little contact with each other.
Most young people study at different elementary and secondary schools and may not come into contact with one another until college; by then, many preconceived opinions have been formed.
This lack of interaction exacerbates tensions between the two communities.
Israeli Arabs also face their own conflicts as Palestinians in a Jewish state.
While identifying with the Palestinian people and disputing Israel’s identification as a Jewish state, they see their future tied to Israel.
They have adopted Hebrew as a second language and Israeli culture as an extra layer in their lives.
At the same time, they strive to attain a higher degree of participation in national life, greater integration into the economy and more benefits for their own towns and villages.
Although Israeli Arabs have occasionally been involved in terrorist activities, they have generally behaved as loyal citizens.
During Israel’s wars, none engaged in acts of sabotage or disloyalty.
In some instances, Arabs volunteered to take over civilian functions for reservists.
There are twenty employment centers established around Israel to help the Arab, Druze, and Circassian minorities find employment and receive assistance.
According to the Israeli Ministry of the Economy statistics for 2015, 8,000 new Arab, Druze, and Circassian participants sought help or assistance from these employment centers.
In total these centers have helped 13,600 members of Israeli minority groups find employment, and have provided assistance for more than 24,000 individuals.
Approximately 68% of candidates who have come into the employment centres since they were established in 2012 have found jobs.
The number of Israeli-Arab teachers in Israel’s state schools increased by 40% between 2013 and 2016, as reported by Israel’s Education Ministry in August 2016.
According to the Ministry, 420 Arab-Israelis taught in Israel’s state schools in 2013, compared to 588 during the 2016 school year.
The school subjects that experienced the largest jump were English, Math and Science, which all experienced a 76% increase in the number of Arab-Israeli teachers.
The number of Israeli-Arab Arabic language instructors also increased by 40% during this time span.

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US Air Force prepares to fight the real Star Wars – – – Albuquerque, New Mexico, December 20, 2016

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by Tim Broderick – – THE NATIONAL INTEREST
http://nationalinterest.org/blog/the-buzz/americas-air-force-prepares-fight-the-real-star-wars-18805

Kirtland Air Force Base, Albuquerque, New Mexico – – December 20, 2016:

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The Air Force is increasing computer simulations and virtual testing for its laser-weapons program to accelerate development and prepare plans to arm fighter jets and other platforms by the early 2020s.
To help model the effects of such technologies, the service has awarded Stellar Science a five-year, $7 million contract for advanced laser modeling and simulation.

The Albuquerque-based company is expected to continue the work started in 2014, when the Air Force tapped the group to develop computer simulations and virtual testing of directed energy weapons.
Aircraft-launched laser weapons could eventually be engineered for a wide range of potential uses, including air-to-air combat, close air support, counter-UAS(drone), counter-boat, ground attack and even missile defense, officials said.

Lasers use intense heat and light energy to incinerate targets without causing a large explosion, and they operate at very high speeds, giving them a near instantaneous ability to destroy fast-moving targets and defend against incoming enemy attacks, senior Air Force leaders explained.
Low cost is another key advantage of laser weapons, as they can prevent the need for high-cost missiles in many combat scenarios.

Air Force Research Laboratory officials have said they plan to have a program of record for air-fired laser weapons in place by 2023.

Ground testing of a laser weapon called the High Energy Laser, or HEL, took place last year at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico. The High Energy Laser test is being conducted by the Air Force Directed Energy Directorate, Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico.

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The first airborne tests are expected to take place by 2021, Air Force officials said.

The developmental efforts are focused on increasing the power, precision and guidance of existing laser weapon applications with the hope of moving from 10-kilowatts up to 100 kilowatts, Air Force officials said.

Service scientists have explained that much of the needed development involves engineering the size weight and power trades on an aircraft needed to accommodate an on-board laser weapon. Developing a mobile power source small enough to integrate into a fast-moving fighter jet remains a challenge for laser technology.

Air Force leaders have said that the service plans to begin firing laser weapons from larger platforms such as C-17s and C-130s until the technological miniaturization efforts can configure the weapon to fire from fighter jets such as an F-15, F-16 or F-35.

Air Combat Command has commissioned the Self-Protect High Energy Laser Demonstrator Advanced Technology Demonstration which will be focused on developing and integrating a more compact, medium-power laser weapon system onto a fighter-compatible pod for self-defense against ground-to-air and air-to-air weapons, a service statement said.

Air Force Special Operations Command has commissioned both the Air Force Research Laboratory and the Naval Support Facility Dahlgren to examine placing a laser on an AC-130U gunship to provide an offensive capability.
Another advantage of lasers is an ability to use a much more extended magazine for weapons. Instead of flying with six or seven missiles on or in an aircraft, a directed energy weapon system could fire thousands of shots using a single gallon of jet fuel, Air Force experts said.

According to Stellar Science, “The goal of this research project was to compute the three-dimensional (3D) shape and orientation of a satellite from two-dimensional (2D) images of it.”
Stellar Science possesses expertise in scientific, computer-aided modeling and 3D-shape reconstruction, as well as radio-frequency manipulation and laser physics.

Officials throughout the Department of Defense are optimistic about beam weapons and, more generally, directed-energy technologies.
Laser weapons could be used for ballistic missile defense as well. Vice Adm. James Syring, Director of the Missile Defense Agency, said during the 2017 fiscal year budget discussion that “Laser technology maturation is critical for us.”
And the U.S. Navy recently announced that their destroyers and cruisers will possess these systems to help ships fend off drones and missiles.

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An impressive career including two years with the Dept. of the Air Force Detachment 3, Las Vegas, Nevada area – – former Vice Wing Commander (Area 51)

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(Photo taken from an airliner flying along the western edge of restricted airspace, showing the location of Nevada National Security Site (Nevada Test Site) in relation to Groom Mine, Groom Lake, Papoose Lake and Yucca Lake. The UAV airstrip at Area 6 (Yucca Lake) is visible right in front. Photo credit Doc Searls/Flickr CC, via FoxtrotAlpha.jalopnik.com (Tyler Rogoway)
(Also, LinkedIn profile obtained by Gabriel)

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This is what I call a truly impressive career:

VICE WING COMMANDER

Department of the Air Force Detachment 3
July 2013 – June 2015 (2 years)Las Vegas, Nevada Area

• Served as Second in Command to an Air Force Wing, responsible for managing three airfields, over 1,000 facilities, and $4 billion in test assets across 11 geographically separated sites that generated 19,000 aircraft flights annually.

• Led six operating divisions of 2,500 professionals with a $450 million annual budget to successfully conduct high-risk test programs in support of Department of Defense, Intelligence Community and National Command Authority priorities.

• Orchestrated more than 80 classified programs and 5,500 test hours for combat systems per year, including sensitive training and mission rehearsal by providing a flexible, realistic and multidimensional battle-space to conduct testing.

• Steered the National Unmanned Aircraft Systems Center of Excellence concept of operations across state and federal lines to minimize the impact to military flight training while providing the maximum opportunity for new start-ups.

• Collaborated across multiple government agencies to build a team that drove to the resolution of high visibility special use airspace incursions that prevented crippling closures to reduce in the realistic training needed by the U.S. Services.

• Built a sustainable $1 billion strategic plan to align long-term test and target infrastructure improvements with multiple government agencies’ priorities to meet future national requirements as they evolved into new technologies or tactics.

• Balanced care for the people with national security needs to create a strong sense of accomplishment and desire amongst the workers to achieve the mission while pushing the workforce to 6 days a week, 24 hours a day with a single shift.

• Led the entire organization successfully through its first ever detailed inspection by a Headquarters (HQ) staff of its daily processes and procedures to achieve the highest and only “Excellent” rating given by the HQ staff in that year.

And, presently:

DIRECTOR OF TEST

F-35 Joint Program Office
July 2015 – Present (1 year 6 months)Washington D.C. Metro Area

Responsible for all aspects of flight and ground testing of the F-35A, F-35B and F-35C for the USAF, USN, USMC and Allied Partners during the System Development and Demonstration phase of the program.
Provides strategic direction, performing long-term test program planning, future years budgeting, and building and smoothing the relationships required to ensure the program works effectively given the natural tensions between the multiple Armed Services and Allied Partners priorities.

• Chosen by name to serve as the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Director of Test with full accountability for day-to-day test and evaluation matters of the largest and most complex acquisition program ever undertaken by the Department of Defense.

• Leads $3 billion test and evaluation program spread across California, Maryland and Florida using 15 unique F-35 test aircraft and 1,400 government and contractor professionals to verifying the capability of the U.S.’s newest stealth fighter.

• Manages the safety, specification compliance, capability and configuration of two disparate hardware and three different software configurations across three different F-35 aircraft variants.

• Develops long-term plans for a $141 million dollar annual budget to recapitalize capital assets including eight test and evaluation aircraft and 14 lab facilities while ensuring program cost, schedule and performance goals are met efficiently.

• Initiated major change in the programs aircraft software acquisition strategy from a disastrous parallel development and schedule driven process to a serial development and event driven program in order to provide a quality product to the customer while still meeting timelines and delivering all promised capabilities.

His name is Charles Knofczynski.

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The mysterious Jason Bishop III (a.k.a, Tal Levesque, a.k.a., TAL), the illusive personality behind the “Dulce Base ” rumors

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Jason Bishop III (a.k.a., Tal Levesque, a.k.a., TAL), has been one of the original promoters of the “Dulce Base” rumors.
This photo of him was taken in 1990 in Los Angeles when he was filmed by Nippon Television program dealing with Area 51 in Nevada and Dulce, New Mexico.
The interview took place at my residence in Gardena, California (where I was living at that time).
The two-hour program was shown only in Japan on March 24, 1990.
He requested that his face be blacked out for the program.

In the early 1990s, Jason Bishop III visited with me many times at my residence, even after I moved to Torrance, California.
Apparently, at that time, he was living in Redondo Beach, California.
It is not an exaggeration to say that more than 90% of the original information that one reads on Dulce originated from Jason Bishop III.

Jason Bishop III claimed he worked with a Thomas E. Castello when he was living in Santa Fe, New Mexico (1978, 1979) working in security for a private company.
It was there that Bishop claimed to have befriended the alleged Castello.

Jason Bishop III reportedly gave the impression that he was present at the 1988 Mount Archuleta expedition (alongside Gabe Valdez, Edmund Gomez, Jeff and Greg Valdez, French physicist Dr. John Gille, Manuel Gomez, Jr., and Elaine A. (according to his report to Alan B. de Walton (a.k.a., BRANTON, author of the DULCE BOOK and the DULCE WARS, freely available for reading on the Internet).
Dr. John Gille refuted that Jason Bishop III was even present at that expedition.

(I had the honor of getting together with Dr. Gille in France in the spring of 2016).

I am sure that Jason Bishop III’s influence extended widely, probably affecting people such as John Lear, Ann West (C. Hinkle), Tom Adams, Paul Bennewitz, Bill Hamilton, Christa Tilton, Val Valerian (John Grace), Alan B. de Walton (BRANTON), and even Phil Schneider (who must have certainly read Jason Bishop III’s writings.)

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To know more about BRANTON (a.k.a., Alan B. deWalton), author of the DULCE BOOK and the DULCE WARS, read the article:
Who was Branton, author of the Dulce Book and the Dulce Wars?

https://noriohayakawa.wordpress.com/2016/08/29/who-was-branton-author-of-the-dulce-book-and-the-dulce-wars/

It was Jason Bishop III who devised the so-called “underground tunnels” connection map of the U.S. (centering in the American Southwest, through the so-called Dulce “hub”):

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Jason Bishop III‘s extensive writings can be found at the BLUE PANET PROJECT
http://www.bibliotecapleyades.net/vida_alien/blueplanetproject/blueplanetproject.htm, a book heavily promoted by a TV program entitled: “UNSEALED ALIEN AND CONSPIRACY FILES”.

In January of 2009, Jason Bishop III became quite infuriated when I told him that I was organizing the first-time ever “underground base” conference in Dulce, New Mexico.
He warned me not to have such a conference in Dulce.

Nevertheless, I went forth with the conference, which was held on March 29, 2009 in Dulce.
The conference, open to the public, was entitled: “THE DULCE BASE: FACT? OR, FICTION?“.
It was a historic and successful conference in many sense of the word (even though nothing conclusive had come out of it) and was attended by more than 140 persons from all over, including many local residents.

Just prior to the conference date, Jason Bishop III became quite upset with me because I had not invited a John Rhodes, his protege, to speak at the conference.
John Rhodes claimed that he was an expert on “reptilians”.

Jason Bishop III was one of the many avid readers of the original SHAVER MYSTERY in the early 1950s.
He was deeply influenced by the SHAVER MYSTERY.
According to Wikipedia: “Richard Sharpe Shaver (1907 – 1975) was an American writer and artist.
He achieved notoriety in the years following World War II as the author of controversial stories which were printed in science fiction magazines (primarily AMAZING STORIES), in which he claimed that he had had personal experience of a sinister, ancient civilization that harbored fantastic technology in caverns under the earth.

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The controversy stemmed from the claim by Shaver, and his editor and publisher Ray Palmer, that Shaver’s writings, while presented in the guise of fiction, were fundamentally true.
Shaver’s stories were promoted by Ray Palmer as THE SHAVER MYSTERY.”
Like I said, Jason Bishop III was an avid reader of the SHAVER MYSTERIES in the early 1950’s.

A couple of years ago, I received a letter from Jason Bishop III‘s sister, confirming to me about his long-term “condition”, i.e., some form of mental, “delusive” illness.

Also a few years ago, a friend of mine, C. Gilbert Wright, told me that coincidentally he had corresponded with the brother of Phil Schneider who told him that Phil was also suffering from a certain long-term “condition”, i.e., some form of mental, “delusive” illness.

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By the way, Jason Bishop III purportedly lives now in Mariposa, California.

Also, click and READ:

ALL ABOUT PHIL SCHNEIDER (including Tal Levesque’s own comments about Phil Schneider)

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The DeLonge DeLusion – – weaponization of UFO belief

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(https://www.amazon.com/dp/1943272158/ref=rdr_ext_tmb?tag=viglink22377-20)

A quote from Robbie Graham, author of an article:
The DeLonge DeLusion: Part Two:
http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2016/11/the-delonge-delusion-part-two/

“Former pop-punk-singer-turned-UFO-Disclosure-icon Tom DeLonge is being used as an unwitting conduit for disinformation and soft propaganda in support of the US national security state.
I suggested that the UFO community is being exploited in this context as a fertile testing ground to monitor how disinformation shapes belief in a controllable subculture and that the agenda may relate to psychological warfare—the potential to weaponize belief, domestically and abroad”.

“Besides the possible goal of messing with the enemy’s mind, the DeLonge DeLusion is perhaps most sensibly viewed as but the latest example of the intelligence apparatus planting particular ideas into a close-knit subculture, sowing truth with fiction, and monitoring how this information is being received, interpreted, and spread.
It takes us all the way back to the ‘Falcon.’
The names and the faces may change, but the game stays the same”.

Graham quotes from George P. Hansen:

“Any legitimate analysis that tries to explain belief about UFOs must recognize that the UFO subculture is awash in disinformation spread by government personnel, and that this has played an enormous role in shaping the subculture.
Virtually all UFO investigators who make regular public presentations are from time to time approached by people who claim to have seen materials or documents while in military service that confirmed that the government has UFO projects…
These low-profile informants are a major source of UFO beliefs held by millions of people.
Their information circulates quietly throughout the culture.”

CONTINUE READING:
http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2016/11/the-delonge-delusion-part-two/

Please also read:
1988 – – THE BEGINNING OF AREA 51 DISINFORMATION CAMPAIGN

https://noriohayakawa.wordpress.com/2015/12/10/the-amoco-alien-a-classic-from-the-past-and-the-beginning-of-area-51-disinformation-campaign/

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Family accuses Air Force of lowball price estimate on land it seized near Area 51 – – – latest update, October 24, 2016

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by Keith Rogers, LAS VEGAS REVIEW JOURNAL – – October 24, 2016
http://www.reviewjournal.com/news/military/family-accuses-air-force-lowball-price-estimate-land-it-seized-near-area-51

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The family whose Groom Mine property overlooking top-secret Area 51 was seized by the Air Force through eminent domain said Monday that independent appraisers have valued the land at between $44 million and $116 million — a far cry from the $333,300 the government has offered.

James Leavitt, attorney for the Sheahan family, said the huge difference surfaced Friday when expert reports were exchanged during discovery in the ongoing land dispute in U.S. District Court in Las Vegas.

The case continues to be litigated after the family rejected the Air Force’s $5.2 million “final offer,” prompting the seizure of the Sheahans’ 400 acres in Lincoln County on Sept. 10, 2015.
The Air Force then appraised the land at only $333,300.

In a telephone interview late Monday, Leavitt, of the Kermitt L. Waters firm, said he will argue for the the constitutional right of just compensation for the Sheahan family’s 22 property owners, noting that the law of eminent domain, the taking of private property by government to convert it to public use, requires it.

“If the government wants to take this to trial, then absolutely we’ll take this to court,” he said.

In a news release, family member Joe Sheahan said, “This is a prime example of the federal government overstepping its boundaries and bullying its own people as though the law doesn’t apply to them.”
The Air Force had no immediate comment Monday night.

CONTINUE READING AT:
http://www.reviewjournal.com/news/military/family-accuses-air-force-lowball-price-estimate-land-it-seized-near-area-51

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