March 31, 2017
The Latest News from the US, Israel and Palestine
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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
PRESS TV: Assad fate up to Syrians to decide: US secretary of state. The remarks are a significant departure from the position of the former US government, which made any resolution of the Syria crisis conditional on President Assad stepping down.
TINYURL: US military footprint grows in Middle East, with no endgame in sight: Two months after the inauguration of President Trump, indications are mounting that the US military is deepening its involvement in a string of complex wars in the Middle East
HAARETZ: Jewish Group Releases Blacklist of U.S. Professors Who Back Academic Boycott of Israel
AMCHA’s list, which includes hundreds of names, comes weeks after Israel barred entry to supporters of boycott. ‘Knesset travel ban is toothless, unless there are lists,’ professor says. By Judy Maltz
HAARETZ: WATCH Ex-London Mayor Ken Livingstone: SS Set Up Training Camps for German Jews to Prep Them for Palestine. On his way into court for a hearing on the aftermath of his controversial comments about Hitler, Livingstone says there was ‘real collaboration’ between Jews and Nazis.Haaretz and JTA
HAARETZ: Nazi SS commander wished Grand Mufti success in fight ‘against the Jewish invaders’
Heinrich Himmler’s message, made public this week by Israel National Library, was sent to mark the ‘wretched’ Balfour Declaration and noted a shared recognition of ‘the enemy,’ world Jewry. By Ofer Aderet
HAARETZ: Faceless anti-Semitic Trolling Attacks, the Daily Plight of U.S. Congressional Candidate
On a popular neo-Nazi website, a reader posted Erin Schrode’s contact information in the comments section, sparking an outpouring of slurs and disturbing images into her email and social media accounts.
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ICH: The Next Phase in the War on BDS: Why Israel Detained Omar Barghouti By Ramzy Baroud, Using threats, intimidation, cutting off of funds, the US and Israel have labored to silence criticism of Israel.
HAARETZ: At Arab Summit, Jordan’s Abdullah Says Two-state Solution Is Basis of Mideast Peace
Jordan, in its historic role as the guardian of holy Muslim sites in Jerusalem, will not allow any harm to come to Al-Aqsa Mosque, says the king. By Jack Khoury and Reuters
New Left Project: The End of Empire?: Violence and US Hegemony in the Middle East by Gilbert Achcar, Tom Mills. Has US power in the Middle East weakened and is this responsible for an increase in violence?
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