APPAF Newslettr 10-31-2015

The Latest News from the US, Israel and Palestine

A well-educated and informed public is best equipped to practice democracy and to hold its representatives responsible and accountable.

This newsletter provides what is missing in the US mainstream media and what the American public needs to learn about the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.

Note: Opinions and views expressed by the authors of the articles in this newsletter do not necessarily reflect those of APPAF

USA

Counterpunch: Everything You Needed to Know About Syria in 8 Minutes Posted By Mike Whitney


Counterpunch: Trick or Treat: the 2016 Presidential Elections by REV. WILLIAM ALBERTS


Lobelog: A Radical Win-Win Solution for Syria by Don Kraus


300 Spartans.Com.AU: Fear, Power, and Loathing in the USA – The Savage Journey to the Heart of a Hebrew Converted Nation
by Yukon Jack


COUNTERPUNCH: The Clinton Files: Is Hillary a Crook? Posted By Jeffrey St. Clair – Alexander Cockburn


IF AMERICANS KNEW: MSNBC: Stand By Palestine Maps. Please share this petition widely!


BREITBAR: CAMPUS POSTERS MOCK ‘STUDENTS FOR JUSTICE IN PALESTINE’: ‘STABBING JEWS FOR PEACE’


Electronic Intifada: Chicago students get death threat over Palestine protest by Nora Barrows-Friedman

ISRAEL

The Guardian: Binyamin Netanyahu’s UK visit denounced. In a letter to the Guardian, MPs, union leaders and others say that as head of government Israeli prime minister must bear responsibility for war crimes


Counterpunch: Is the Israeli Prime Minister Insane? Adolf, Amin and Bibi Posted By Uri Avnery


Almomitor: What it means when Israel threatens to revoke citizenship. RAMALLAH, West Bank — Israel’s proposal to strip Arabs accused of violence of their Israeli citizenship is angering those who say the plan proves the racism and discrimination practiced against them..


POPULAR RESISTANCE: Over 1,300 Palestinians Shot In Last 11 Days


The Ugly Truth: TUT friend/contributor Mark Dankof gets ringing endorsement from political commentator Michael Aydinian


The Middle East EYE: Fabricated quotes attributed to Saudi Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal on Israel-Palestine go viral
Saudi prince denies saying that he would side with Israelis against Palestinians, as false quotes are spread by news outlets, social media

PALESTINE

ICH: Confronting the Obvious Truth: Palestinian Authority vs. the People By Ramzy Baroud


Aljazeera: How Palestinian women defy Israel’s occupation. From mothering a child to mourning one, three women share stories of steadfastness and resistance.
Susan Rahman, Tara Dorabji.

Aljazeera: The 100-year Intifada
Little has changed in Israel’s colonial endeavors and its propensity for violence remains bound by racist discourse


Aljazeera: It’s time to challenge the status quo in Palestine. In the name of “peace”, Israel continues to wage a daily war against the Palestinians


The Real News: As Violence Soars in the West Bank, Leaders Seek Coexistence Between Peace and Occupation by Ali Abunimah, author of One Country: A Bold Proposal to End the Israeli-Palestinian Impasse, says no one has the gumption to deal with the real problem – and that is Israel


The Real News: Palestinians ‘Living Under Two Occupations’: Violence Spikes in Israel and the West Bank. Jeff Halper says Israel and the Palestinian Authority are partners in repression

COMMENTARIES

Counterpunch: What is Russia Doing in Syria? Posted By Patrick Cockburn


Counterpunch: Syria and the Forces of Hell Posted By John Wight


Counterpunch: In Search of Peace in Syria: From Obama to Putin Posted By Joshua Frank.


Counterpunch: The Caliph at the Gates of Vienna Posted By Pepe Escobar


300 Spartans.Com.AU: Group Thought Manifesting the Apocalypse by Yukon Jack


ICH: U.S. Special Operations Forces To Invade Syria: Official By Richard Engel, Kristen Welker and Cassandra Vinograd. The special operations forces will be stationed in northern Syria and work alongside groups with a “proven track record” of fighting ISIS


ICH: Putin Makes Obama an Offer He Can’t Refuse. Russia has been methodically wiping out Washington’s mercenaries on the ground while recapturing large swathes of land that had been lost to the terrorists. By Mike Whitney


ICH: Politics Extension of US-led War on Syria. The Western axis has absolutely no moral right to impose political conditions on a future Syria.By Finian Cunningham


“Practical Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Impasse”

This newsletter provides what is missing in the US mainstream media and what the American public needs to learn about the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

It follows the Admonitions of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson:
“Liberty cannot be preserved without a general knowledge among the people” – John Adams – Second US President
“Educate and inform the whole mass of the people… They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.” Thomas Jefferson

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