APPAF Newsletter 11-07-2016


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

+972: What Clinton gets so wrong about Israel-Palestine. The façade of a peace process is an obstacle to achieving a just peace, for which there can be no alternative. Michael Schaeffer Omer-Man

+972: Trump is reaching into Netanyahu’s election playbook. From race baiting to fear mongering to warning of liberal media conspiracies against him, the Republican presidential candidate is doing exactly what Netanyahu did to get re-elected. But the Israeli prime minister had something Trump doesn’t. By Michael Schaeffer Omer-Man

The Ugly Truth: American Friends of the IDF raise $38 million for israeli soldiers (and $0.00 for American soldiers)

MONDOWEISS: New York panel highlights fissures on the left over Syria By Eamon Murphy. Eamon Murphy reports a recent debate held in Brooklyn on “Syria and the Left” sponsored by Muftah Magazine and Verso Books. The expectation was that the event would be contentious and it didn’t disappoint. The speakers represented sides of a deepening divide over Syria: Max Blumenthal and Zein El-Amine represented skepticism of the opposition and emphasized the threat of regime change while Murtaza Hussain and Loubna Mrie, a Syrian exile who participated in the uprising’s early demonstrations, argued that Assad

Times of Israel: ?Trump closing campaign ad revives remarks seen as striking anti-Semitic tones. Audio from criticized speech that rails against global conspiracy is overlaid with images of prominent Jews {Is this an open Jewish admission by the Times of Israel that Zionists run America?}

The Electronic Intifada: Debating escalation of the war in Syria By Ali Abunimah

The Ugly Truth: WATCH – Anthrax: The Forgotten False Flag and the Illegal Invasion of Iraq

VT: Rigged Election to Install Pervert-In-Chief By Kevin Barrett. If you vote for them, you’re an enabler                   {Common, we keep bragging about our democracy, but where is “We The People” in this election?}

VT: Russia demands Washington explain after reports say US military hacked into Russian networks
By Jim W. Dean, Managing Editor


The Ugly Truth: Israelis Vote, Rabbis Predict Trump Victory. ISRAEL TODAY – Israelis with American citizenship have finished voting, and local rabbis are predicting victory for Republican candidate Donald Trump in next week’s US presidential election. American citizens living in Israel, most of them holding dual Israeli citizenship, finished casting their absentee ballots this week, and an exit poll conducted by iVoteIsrael revealed most chose Trump.

The Ugly Truth: UK – Orthodox yeshivah teacher jailed for smuggling £19,000 worth of cocaine into UK. THE JEWISH CHRONICLE – An Israeli strictly Orthodox yeshivah teacher has been jailed for 18 months for trying to smuggle £19,000 worth of cocaine into the UK.

The Ugly Truth: UK – Majority of UK citizens see Israel as closest ally in Mideast. THE JEWISH CHRONICLE – Israel is still considered Britain’s strongest Middle East ally – with more British people believing this to be the case than last year, a poll has revealed. Fifty-seven per cent of British citizens saw Israel as a leading ally, up from 52 per cent last year.

Global Research: How Israel Is Gradually Privatising Its Occupation of Palestine
By Antony Loewenstein and Matt Kennard

The Electronic Intifada: Extremist settlers reap profits from occupied Jerusalem sites By Charlotte Silver


PNN: Tayseer Khaled : Balfour Declaration caused a “Palestinian Holocaust”

MONDOWEISS: David Horowitz threatens to sue student for op-ed condemning ‘hate’ posters. By Annie Robbins. Robert Gardner, a UCLA senior active in Palestinian solidarity, described David Horowitz’s Freedom Center as a “hate organization” because of posters it has put up smearing Students for Justice in Palestine as anti-Semitic. Horowitz has now threatened to sue the student. Palestine Legal has defended Gardner’s statement.David Horowitz threatens to sue student for op-ed condemning ‘hate’ posters

BehindTheNewsIsrael: Palestinian Authority demands ‘return’ of the Dead Sea Scrolls

The Electronic Intifada: Susan Sarandon slams Clinton’s “unconditional” support for Israel By Ali Abunimah

Intifada Palestine: Jewish voices from the past make mincemeat of Zionism and anti-Semitism


VT: Top 5 Racist U.S. Presidents of All-Time! If Elected where will Trump rate? By Johnny Punish.
Racism Trending! Where will a President Trump rate among the Top 5 racist presidents of all-time?           {Why not admit that most of Americans from European descent who escaped religious persecution, and American Zionist Jews are among the most racist in the world}

VT: Who will the Rothschilds and the oligarchs pick in this dizzying election? By Jonas E. Alexis. “No one does more to further the revolution than the Rothschilds themselves…” {Yes but the Rothschilds and Oligarchs are not the people. Where is “We the People”?}

The Ugly Truth: Judea Setting the Stage for WWIII. ZERO HEDGE – As of this writing, the increased U.S. troop presence in Eastern Europe includes a battalion-sized element of American troops being emplaced in the Suwalki Gap, Polish territory that borders Lithuania in a 60-mile stretch of corridor. The Russian Defense Ministry announced that 600 Russian and Belarussian airborne troops conducted training exercises in Brest, on the Belorussian-Polish border only a few miles from where the U.S. forces are deploying in Poland. This on the heels of Britain deploying 800 men, tanks, and jets to Estonia, along with pledges of Challenger 2 tanks, APC’s (Armored Personnel Carriers), and drones. Two companies of French and Danish Soldiers will join the British in the deployment to Estonia

The Ugly Truth: Lebanon Elects New President: Opportunities for Russia-Lebanese Cooperation. “In his inaugural speech, the president-elect vowed to increase bilateral cooperation with the Syrian government led by Bashar Assad on fighting terrorism. He also asserted that developing the capabilities of the Lebanese armed forces was his top priority, until it became a military able of protecting its own land.”

Global Research: Aurora: Western “Culture” is Wrecking Entire Continents… “How the Empire Operates” By Andre Vltchek

Antiwar: Hillary Clinton and the Neocons Posted By John Feffer

Antiwar: US Hypocrisy: Bombing of Aleppo Is No Worse Than What Happened in Gaza and Iraq Posted By Gareth Porter

FPIF: Big Money in Politics Doesn’t Just Drive Inequality. It Drives War.
Military contractors have shelled out over $1 million to the 2016 presidential candidates — including over $200,000 to Hillary Clinton alone.
By Rebecca Green,

FPIF: A Short History of the Pentagon Wasting Your Money. Why has waste at the Pentagon been so hard to rein in? Simple: The military-industrial complex profits from waste. By William Hartung {Public American ignorance discards the importance of “We The People”}

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