Anti-Netanyahu Nonprofit Forms New Entity After Congress Says It Violated Tax Law

Jeremy Bird

JERUSALEM—A U.S. non-profit that has received State Department funding scrambled last month to create a new legal entity in the aftermath of a congressional letter suggesting its efforts to unseat Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu may violate tax law, the Washington Free Beacon has learned.

The PeaceWorks Network Foundation—a nonprofit linked to Obama campaign figures and also known as OneVoice—was identified in a January letter authored by U.S. lawmakers as having funneled money to campaign-related activities in the upcoming election despite being incorporated as a 501(c)(3) organization. Such organizations are forbidden from engaging in foreign or domestic political campaign activities.

Senator Questions Whether Obama Admin Violating U.S. Sanctions on Iran

Sen. David Vitter (R., La.)  / AP

A leading senator is asking whether the Obama administration has violated its own economic sanctions on Iran by permitting Iranian students to study fields such as nuclear engineering at U.S. universities, despite laws in place that bar citizens of the Islamic Republic from engaging in coursework meant to prepare them for work in the country’s energy sector, according to a letter sent Monday to the State Department and obtained by the Free Beacon.

Report: ‘Significant Security Control Weaknesses’ at FAA Threaten US Airspace

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Security weaknesses in the computing systems of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) pose a cyber threat to U.S. airspace and has left the FAA with insufficient ability “to ensure the safe and uninterrupted operation of the national airspace system,” according to a new report by the federal government’s watchdog group.