Army Officer Resigns Over Continued U.S. Support for Israel

An Army officer assigned to the Defense Intelligence Agency has resigned in protest over the United States’s continued military support for Israel.

Maj. Harrison Mann said he resigned from the DIA over the “nearly unqualified [U.S.] support” for Israel, “which has enabled and empowered the killing and starvation of tens of thousands of innocent Palestinians [in Gaza].”

“The past months have presented us with the most horrific and heartbreaking images imaginable — sometimes playing on the news in our own space — and I have been unable to ignore the connection between those images and my duties here,” he said in a slightly edited version of his resignation letter, which he posted on LinkedIn. “This caused me incredible shame and guilt.”

Mann referenced his European Jewish ancestry, noting he was “haunted” by what he believed was his failure to live up to the “unforgiving moral environment when it came to the topic of bearing responsibility for ethnic cleansing.”

A DIA official confirmed to the Washington Examiner that Mann was previously assigned to the agency and noted that “employees resign their positions for any number of reasons and motivations.” (Read more from “Army Officer Resigns Over Continued U.S. Support for Israel” HERE)

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