APPAF Newsletter 04-30-2016

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 to answer and protect its needs.

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

From The USA

The 4th Media: Missing 28 Pages: US Entering PANIC MODE by Gordon Duff

The 4th Media: Seymour Hersh Says HILLARY APPROVED SENDING Libya’s SARIN to Syrian REBELS by ERIC ZUESSE

The 4th Media: The United States is preparing to offer Israel the largest military aid package offered to any country in US history
by Ian Greenhalgh. Israel seeking to boost the value of a new US defense package from the current $3bn to up to $5bn per year

HAARETZ: Trump’s Support for Israel Marred by Troubling Revival of ‘America First’ Slogan
Republican frontrunner’s foreign policy speech will remind American Jews of isolationist movement stained by anti-Semitism that tried to block war with Hitler. By Chemi Shalev.
 {“WRH: Because if you are an American, Israel should come first! Because of the holocaust! And, well, yes, I know that Germany did whatever it is that was supposed to have happened, and the US opposed Germany, but you didn’t oppose them ENOUGH! Nowhere near enough! So we OWN you, and thus if you are an American you will always think of Israel first and foremost and forget you have a country of your own … just like the Palestinians … and the US Congress!”}

TASS: Russian Foreign Ministry urges more consistency in US Syria policy. Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova has commented on the US intention to deploy additional 250 personnel in Syria.

TASS: Damascus views deployment of 150 US troops to Rmeilan air field as aggression. “This intervention is rejected and illegitimate, it happened without the Syrian government’s approval,” the SANA news agency quotes Syrian Foreign Ministry’s statement as saying {GEE, YA THINK?!?!? The serious question which must be asked, is, why is the US government pushing so hard for war against Russia in Syria in an election year?!? The answer is two-fold. First, the American economy is about to crash into a wall, and the Obama administration wants a war upon which to blame the crash. The second is, if in fact, Trump does get elected as President, the Democrats want to hand him the ugliest and most unpalatable plate of economic and geopolitical misery they can conjure.}

Global Research: Are US Special Forces in Syria Working with Opposition Groups Linked to ISIS and Al Qaeda?
By Press TV

RT: ‘Neocon Clinton courts regime change, isolationist Trump wants less US meddling abroad’

RT: Netanyahu’s new spox: John Kerry ‘has a 12-year-old’s intellect,’ Obama’s actions ‘anti-Semitic’.


NY Times: Obama-Netanyahu Rift Impedes U.S. Offer of Record Aid Deal for Israel
By JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS {President Obama has proposed granting Israel the largest package of military aid ever provided by the United States to another nation, but he and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu remain deeply at odds over a figure for the assistance despite months of negotiations.. American officials have balked as their Israeli counterparts insisted on more generous terms for a new 10-year military aid package that could top $40 billion. The divide, which could have broad national security implications for both the United States and Israel, is exacerbated by the pent-up animosity between Mr. Obama and Mr. Netanyahu, which has been stoked by their radically divergent views of the nuclear deal with Iran.
If this is the game Netanyahu is playing, let us hope and pray that the next President is Trump, and absolutely not Clinton. Also, I would very much like to politely remind the Obama administration that ANY aid to Israel is illegal, because under the Symington Amendment, the US government is not allowed to give any financial or military aid to any country which does NOT sign the NNPT agreement (which Israel has not), and have their nuclear sites inspected (which Israel will not allow}.

Global Research: Israel’s Nuclear Arsenal and Weapons of Mass Destruction: A Threat to World Peace By John Steinbach

Serendipity: Strategic Israel The secret arsenal of the Jewish state.

RENSE: Zionist Israel’s Thermonuclear Blackmail Of America From Lili. Jeff – These are paragraphs of ‘special interest’ I wish to highlight from the long and detailed USAF report that follows…my comments are in all caps:

SERENDIPITY: What Begin and Reagan Didn’t Want You to Know Secret CIA Documents on Mossad.


Global Research: In Gaza Blockade, Humanitarian Organizations Can No Longer Be Neutral By Mike Merryman-Lotze, American Friends Service Committee

NY Times: Surge in Palestinian Youths in Prison Tests Israel’s Justice System By DIAA HADID

REUTERS: Sting like a bee: alternative therapy in Gaza GAZA | BY NIDAL AL-MUGHRABI

LA Times: When has negotiating with Israel ever helped the Palestinians?

Middle East Monitor: What Zionism has meant for Palestinians

TRTWORLD: UN Security Council to discuss protection of Palestinians


The 4th Media: Israeli, Saudi Role in 9/11 Covered up by US: Obama ‘Part of Cover-up Team’ on 9/11 Truth by Kevin Barret

VT: Who are the REAL terrorists? Two new Press TV interviews By Kevin Barrett

VT: Who is Endangering the Global Security? By GPD

Global Research: Saudi Arabia’s Alleged Involvement in the 9/11 Attacks. “Red-Herring”, Propaganda Ploy By Prof Michel Chossudovsky.

Global Research: US Air Force Bombed Aleppo and then Blamed Russia

AlterNet: Conservatives Crash Congress in Ongoing Effort to Bash Legitimate Palestine Support Groups By Sarah Lazare

Kevin Boyle — No One To Vote For April 28, 2016.

Counterpunch: The Push to Make Sanders the Green Party’s Candidate Posted By Dave Lindorff.

Global Research: Amnesty International Endorses the Inherent Right of the Boycott Divestment Sanctions (BDS) Campaign against Israel By Palestinian BDS National Committee

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