APPAF Newsletter 05-13-2017

May 13, 2017

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 Ugly Truth: By firing Comey, Trump makes Israel nervous (again)


The Ugly Truth: Russia voices support for Trump’s peace efforts


VT: US’ Variant of Russia’s Hmeymim? What Washington Has in Mind for Syria
By Jim W. Dean, Managing Editor


VT: Censorship outrage! Left Forum bans anti-Zionism, 9/11 truth – Muslim perspective not welcome, false flags are taboo By Kevin Barrett. Pressured by Zionists, the Left Forum – America’s biggest gathering of leftists scheduled for June 2nd-4th in New York City – has canceled three events focusing on 9/11 truth and false flag terrorism. This act of censorship sends a clear message: Muslims, who have been mass-murdered by the millions in the pre-planned anti-Islam holocaust unleashed by the 9/11 operation and its follow-up false flags, must be prevented from conveying their analysis to the thousands of people at the Forum.


Zionist Propaganda Machine Targets Russia By Ian Greenhalgh. 12-minute Russian-language video, released on the day Russia celebrates the anniversary of the 1945 victory over Nazi Germany, shows man dressed in a black jump suit kneeling in a desert scene.


VT: Did Comey Call “Holster Boy” a Lunatic? By Press TV. Trump ‘outside the realm of normal,’ even ‘crazy’: Comey         {Accusation of Russia is an affront to the American democratic system and to the intelligence of the American people.}


VT: The Russian White House, Trump Steps His Foot in It By GPD


VT: FBI Director Fired: Is the US a Mafia Controlled Dictatorship? By Ann Diener


Global Research: Trump Firing of FBI Director Touches Off Political Storm
By Patrick Martin, World Socialist Web Site


Global Research: Washington is Preparing a Nuclear First Strike against Russia. Are You Ready to Die? Zero Awareness and No Discussion By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts


Global Research: The Charade of Russian US Election Hacking. The Witch-Hunt Persists By Stephen Lendman. The Accusations against Russia, claiming interference in America’s 2016 presidential election. No evidence proves it. None exists. Months of investigations turned up nothing


Antiwar: Ron Paul: Comey Fired… Now Fire the FBI! Daniel McAdams


Antiwar: John McCain, Human Rights, and Our National Mental Illness
Peter Van Buren Posted


Antiwar: IRmep Asks Appeals Court To Block Trump Transfer of $3.7 Billion in US Aid to Nuclear Israel by Grant Smith

 Antiwar: Trump’s First Trip: Ron Paul asks Will He ‘Stabilize’ the Middle East? Daniel McAdams           {Trump must be dreaming, if he thinks wearing the Jewish cap and visiting the wailing wall would convince Netanyahu to accept peace. Israel slowly advancing to implement the Greater Isrsael Project for Palestine and Jordan}


Reports: FBI Director Comey gave false testimony about Huma Abedin’s emails
It is unclear how Comey ended up misdescribing the situation to a Senate committee last week. Updated by Andrew Prokop

From ISRAEL

Times of Israel: US envoy said to advise Israelis to cooperate with Trump on peace
David Friedman tells Jerusalem officials to avoid confrontation with president over his efforts to renew talks, Haaretz reports


The Ugly Truth: OpEd– ‘Should the Israelites Drive Out the Palestinians From the Promised Land?’              {The one who called it promised land is the worst pagan idiot. The God who created the whole universe and life on earth cannot bring himself down to the level of a human real estate agent}

Global Research: Netanyahu’s War on Press Freedom By Stephen Lendman. A free press and right to dissent are endangered. Western media operate as virtual press agents for power, reliable independent media called fake news. In America, digital democracy is threatened, truth-telling assaulted. Trump’s FCC chairman Ajit Pai calls Net Neutrality’s days “numbered,” wanting an online level playing field for everyone abolished. On Tuesday, Netanyahu shuttered Israel Broadcasting Authority (IBA) with less than two hours notice, ending a near half century of public broadcasting, a staple on Israeli television, its first news program – IBA to be replaced by Israel Public Broadcasting Corporation (IPBC). On its final night, anchors openly wept. Journalists blasted the shutdown on air. The final broadcast ended with staff singing Hatikvah, Israel’s national anthem, sounding more like a dirge because of grief felt by all.


Jewish Telegraphic Agency : Norway’s largest trade union calls for blanket boycott of Israel. The assembly of the Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions on Friday called for a total boycott of Israel in a nonbonding resolution.


Rapid City Journal: THOMAS: Peace talks a threat to Israel

From PALESTINE

The Ugly Truth: Abbas has decided to sign peace deal with Israel


TIMES OF ISRAEL: Abbas, in meeting with Putin, says Moscow must be part of peace process. Two leaders participate via video link in inauguration of $40 million Russian-sponsored Putin cultural center in Bethlehem By Dov Lieber


Aljazeera: A timeline of Palestinian mass hunger strikes in Israel. Palestinian prisoners have engaged in mass hunger strikes since 1968, after Israel occupied the Palestinian territories. By Zena Tahhan


HAARETZ: Analysis A New Reality Is Taking Shape Along the Gaza-Israel Border
Increased pressure from Abbas could push Hamas to try to pull off a cross-border raid | Israel’s massive anti-tunnel barrier is causing Hamas to up its posts on the other side – which isn’t necessarily bad By Amos Harel


JTA: Student body passes call for CalState to boycott Israel

COMMENTARIES
STANSTABLOG: There is no real Patriot movement in the United States.


Vladimir Putin to US journalist: Don’t be an idiot By Jonas E. Alexis. “Putin inherited a ransacked and bewildered country, with a poor and demoralized people. And he started to do what was possible — a slow and gradual restoration. These efforts were not noticed, nor appreciated, immediately.” Alexander Solzhenitsyn


VT: ‘Trump’s only ideology is ‘me’, deeply authoritarian & very dangerous’ – Noam Chomsky        {Wonder if he is an undercover Zionist with fake open minded ideas that thrive on writing and critiquing Zionist chaos of the US?}


VT: A Strategic Evaluation Of The American Scheme About Syria By Nahed Al-Husaini

NEO – Western Fake News guns aimed at foreign leaders By Jim W. Dean, Managing Editor. [ Editor’s Note: We are beginning to not only see more of alternative media challenge the Fake Media giants, but seeing it done in a professional way, via something that used to be known as “investigative journalism”.
That was before the big consolidated media houses considered that vein of reporting “old school” and a threat to their consistent efforts to “manage public perceptions” via what and how they reported stories.

VT: Mosul Hasn’t Been Fully Liberated ‘Because of Washington’ By GPD. The United States has deliberately not provided advanced precision weapons to Iraqi security forces, limiting Baghdad’s ability to fully liberate Mosul and fight Daesh, defense analyst Ahmad al-Sharifi told Sputnik Persian. “Sixty-two countries, including the United States, are part of the international coalition in Iraq. The US has enormous military capabilities and the most cutting-edge weapons. However, airstrikes conducted by foreign planes have not had a crushing effect on Daesh,” he said, adding that the counterterrorism operation in Iraq has been used to pressure politicians in other countries.


NEO – Washington’s Criminal Activities are only Getting Messier By Jim W. Dean, Managing Editor


Global Research: The Astana Process: A Possible Solution to An Impossible Situation in Syria By Patrick Henningsen, 21st Century Wire           {The only solution to Syria and the whole Arab world is for Muslims to get rid of the pagan Sunni-Shia Islam and replace with the real intellective democratic just fair and egalitarian Islam of the Quran of Mohammad}


Global Research: No, the “New” CNN Video of the Chemical Incident Does Not Prove that the Syrian Government Did It. By Washington’s Blog and Dr. Theodore Postol, Washington’s Blog


Global Research: Donald Trump and Theresa May – Partners in Planning Armageddon? By Felicity Arbuthnot


Counterpunch: Comeytose in Washington Posted By Jeffrey St. Clair           {does he say that now many of Hillary’s poodles are sent hohowing?}


Countepunch: The Comey Non-Crisis Posted By Rob Hager


Counterpunch: The Losing Warfare State Posted By Ralph Nader . The USA is still bogged down in Afghanistan (the 16 year-old occupation is the longest in American history) and in Iraq (since the unconstitutional, illegal invasion of the country 14 years ago).


Beforeitsnews: Why Comey Lied About Huma Abedin – Make This Go Viral


Beforeitsnews: Trump’s Staged Firing Of Comey All Part Of NWO Deception! Henry Kissinger By His Side Proves It!


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