APPAF Newsletter 09-01-2016

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
CONSORTIUM NEWS: When Putin Bailed Out Obama. Exclusive: As pressure again builds on President Obama to attack Syria and press a new Cold War with Russia, the extraordinary events of three years ago after a sarin attack near Damascus are worth revisiting, says ex-CIA analyst Ray McGovern. By Ray McGovern

The Ugly Truth: Republican developer Martin Selig ‘stunned’ by anti-Trump sentiment from fellow Jews, JTA

Times of Israel: Why do Florida’s Orthodox Jews back Trump? Because they fear Clinton ‘Unenthusiastic’ about either candidate, voters still support Republican nominee 3-1BY BEN SALES

EIN News: Israel, U.N. exchange barbs over settlement-building and peace with Palestinians

OBSERVER: The Countless Crimes of Hillary Clinton: Special Prosecutor Needed Now
Hillary finally hands over her server—after it’s been professionally wiped clean By Sidney Powell

EIN News: Judge orders State Department to turn over Huma Abedin documents By REBECCA SHABAD CBS NEWS Report

SALON: The Anthony Weiner scandal trainwreck: Why we can’t stop gawking at his baffling lack of judgment. Busted again for sexting, Weiner may finally lose his marriage and career — but not our attention By RACHEL KRAMER BUSSEL

The Hill: Foundation headaches mount for Clintons, By Amie Parnes

NewsMax: Benghazi Emails Among Those Recovered by FBI


The Ugly Truth: Ex Mossad chief: Israel’s biggest threat is potential civil war, not Iran

The Times of Israel: In US elections, a history of anti-Semitism. Both Trump and Clinton currently stand accused of bigotry, but from the Civil War era through to the 1990s, there were other presidential candidates who unapologetically denigrated Jews. A survey of their rhetoric and their mixed results BY CHAD WEISMAN “We are not attacking a race, we are attacking greed and avarice’ — William Jennings Bryan, 1896”

FARS News: Israeli Tanks Enter Gaza Strip, Fire Live Rounds at Palestinian Farmers

Global Research: “Carrot and Stick” Carve-Up of the Occupied West Bank Will Not Work for Israel
By Jonathan Cook

The National Interest: Israeli-Arab Relations: Muddling Through by the Sword By Paul R. Pillar

Al Monitor: Has Israeli defense minister changed IDF’s West Bank strategy? Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman’s plan for Palestinian towns and villages in the West Bank is already being implemented, even before its official launch.Shlomi Eldar. Columnist. Shlomi Eldar is a columnist for Al-Monitor’s Israel Pulse.

Middle East EYE: Israel’s police chief: It’s ‘natural’ to be suspicious of Ethiopians and Arabs. Israel’s police commissioner made a series of controversial remarks about Ethiopians, migrants, and Arabs at a gathering of lawyers


EIN News: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Palestine : Launching 2nd Round of Korea-Palestine Political Consultation

EIN News: Israel shuts down Palestinian radio station. Israel has closed four Palestinian radio and TV stations since a wave of violence erupted in October

Gulf News: Palestinian state crucial to peace: Ex-Mossad chief. Palestinians accuse Israel of sabotaging peace hopes by expanding colonies in the West Bank and Jerusalem

ARAB NEWS: King hosts 1,000 Hajis from families of Palestinian martyrs. JEDDAH: Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman issued a directive to host 1,000 Palestinian members of the families of martyrs to perform Haj this year. Sheikh Saleh Al-Asheikh, chief of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Program for Haj and Umrah, expressed appreciation for the efforts King Salman exerts to extend bridges of friendship and strengthen brotherly relations {Muslims ought to get rid themselves of the fallacy of believing that the Saudi Royals are real Muslims and that Mecca is a Holy Shrine. They ought to read and understand the Quran intellectively especially in Chapter [96] of the Quran. It is their ignorance, gullibility and pagan way of belief that made them the servile stooges of the West and of their corrupt un-Islamic rulers}

JPost: Palestinian officials accused of torturing, jailing journalists By KATIE BEITER / THE MEDIA LINE. Both the Palestinian Authority and Hamas have been accused of the abuses.

Al Monitor: Will Palestinian government give in to calls to postpone elections? {Stupid divisive elections under Israel’s manipulative occupation}

Al Monitor: Will Palestine’s upcoming local elections be worth the cost?      {
Palestinians are rendered oblivious and blindfolded to Israel occupation}

teleSUR: Afghan Opium Production 40 Times Higher Since US-NATO Invasion

Global Research: The Conspiracy Theory Narrative: Are You a Mind-Controlled CIA Stooge? By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts

Global Research: Crimes against Humanity: Seventy-two Daesh-ISIS Mass Graves Containing Up to 15,000 Discovered in Iraq and Syria. Who are the State Sponsors of ISIS? Who is Training, Who is Financing Them?
By RT News

Global Research: International Law, Human Rights, The Fight against Terrorism: Which Country Holds the Legal and Moral High Ground, Canada or Syria? By Mark Taliano


The Ugly Truth: END OF I.S.I.S? Russian Jets Hit 900 Targets in Last Three Days (VIDEO         {They blackened the name and message of true Islam. They must be shut out}

Youtube: So you want Hillary for President?

CONSORTIUM NEWS: Is Hillary Clinton Above the Law? Exclusive: Secretary of State Clinton was harsh on subordinates who were careless with classified information, but those rules apparently weren’t for her, a troubling double standard, says ex-CIA analyst Ray McGovern

VT: NEO – US: While No One Was Looking…[ Editor’s Note: What you are about to read in Gordon’s new NEO piece is not pretty. In fact, its damn ugly. But it is what it is, and readers looking for sugarcoating sure as hell don’t come to VT. Today y’all (I’m half Southern) are about to get a good dose of Gordon’s “How the world really works”. We actually have countries that ask for these briefings by VT people, not a lot, but some. One of the reasons is that they do not have complete trust in the Intel product they are getting from their own institutions due the huge investment and effort being made in disinformation atmospherics. It is a huge industry, pays very well, and we could be living financially cozy lives by being a part of it, but we have chosen a different path. And that was not because we are perfect or on a supremacist kick. We leave that to the Zionists. But we will brag with no embarrassment at taking credit for learning from our mistakes.

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