APPAF Newsletter 03-11-2017

March 11, 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

VT: Super Vetter Fail: A Turkish Spy in the White House? By Gordon Duff, Senior Editor. Spies in the White House, Trump and Pence could care less while American troops face Turkish artillery inside Syria


VT: US deploys 2,500 paratroopers to Kuwait, ready for missions in Syria & Iraq
Russian press supports news while Syrian objections are ignored By GPD


VT: NEO – Will Trump Be his Own Worst Enemy? By Jim W. Dean, Managing Editor. “Be careful what you wish for.” by Jim W. Dean, VT Editor, … with New Eastern Outlook, Moscow. “Our country is now taking so steady a course as to show by what road it will pass to destruction, to wit: by consolidation of power first, and then corruption, its necessary consequence”. ~ Thomas Jefferson


Global Research: CIA Leak Shows We’re “Sliding Down the Slippery Slope Toward Totalitarianism, Where Private Lives Do Not Exist”: Dennis Kucinich
By Washington’s Blog


Global Research: Syria: Dangerous Fracture in US, Turkey and Russian Interests, as Operation to Oust ISIS from Raqqa Begins By Patrick Henningsen, 21st Century Wire


Global Research: The WikiLeaks Revelations and the Crimes of US Imperialism
By Andre Damon, World Socialist Website


ICH: 8,000 Documents Detail CIA Crimes — But US Media Won’t Touch Them. Hats off to our so-called free press By Paul Kaiser. Even with our pragmatic worldview, the western media consistently performs well below our already extremely low expectations. It’s now been roughly 24 hours since Wikileaks released more than 8,000 documents detailing the CIA’s “global covert hacking program”.
And the leaks (known as “Vault 7”) haven’t even finished yet. As the Independent notes, “when taken together, Vault 7 will make up the biggest intelligence publication in history.”


ICH: Steve Bannon’s Apocalyptic ‘Unravelling’. Donald Trump’s upbeat slogan is “Make America Great Again,” but his chief strategist Steve Bannon sees apocalyptic days ahead, a harsh winter before society’s renewal, writes ex-British diplomat Alastair Crooke. Steve Bannon is accustomed to start many of his talks to activists and Tea Party gatherings in the following way: “At 11 o’clock on 18 September 2008, Hank Paulson and Ben Bernanke told the U.S. President that they had already stove-piped $500 billions of liquidity into the financial system during the previous 24 hours – but needed a further one Trillion dollars, that same day.


American Free Press: Jewish American Says ‘Trump No Anti-Semite’. AFP recently sat down with a pro-Israel Jewish-American supporter of Donald Trump to get his views on, among other things, the mainstream media and the recent charges that anti-Semitism is growing in America under the billionaire populist president. Interested readers can get even more details by listening to the audio of this provocative interview. By Dave Gahary

From ISRAEL

ICH: Only the Israeli Dead Matter: Israel’s Failure at Investigating Its Bloody Wars
By Ramzy Baroud. An official Israeli State Comptroller issued another report on the Israeli government’s handling of the July 2014 war on Gaza; it chastised Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and then-Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon – among others – for the lack of preparedness and for their mishandling of the subsequent 51-day conflict; Netanyahu reacted angrily; Ya’alon took to Facebook to defend his record; the opposition in the Israeli Knesset went on the offensive; politicians lined up, taking sides; a media frenzy followed; the country was in an uproar.


JPost: Netanyahu in Moscow leverages Putin Purim greeting to slam Iran
By HERB KEINON. Netanyahu said, Iran – the continuation of ancient Persia – has similar designs: to wipe out the state of the Jews.         {living in the past will not solve Israel’s problems in the future.}


PRESS TV: Israel has killed nuclear scientists all over Middle East: Iran


FREE BEACON: Convicted Terrorist to Keynote Anti-Israel Confab at Hyatt Hotel. Jewish community alarmed over hotel’s decision to host BY: Adam Kredo   {Do Jews hate truth?}


Aljazeera: The uneven alliance: How America became pro-Israel. Israeli lobby in the US managed to infiltrate all aspects of government, thus formulating US policy directly.

From PALESTINE

Y-Net: Abbas petitions Trump for Palestinian state alongside Israel. US President Donald Trump talks to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Friday for the first time since taking office at the White House; Abbas spokesman says Trump invited Abbas to Washington, as he stressed his commitment to Israeli-Palestinian peace by Elior Levy & Roi Kais     {Poor thoughtless Abbas, He and his corrupt PLO do not understand how Zionist America works. They try to solve Palestine through bought and bossed corrupt US politics,  Well at least he is doing what he can do in his capacity as president of the PLO}


JPost: Abbas to expand outreach to American Jewish community By ADAM RASGON. A delegation of Reform Jewish leaders, including Union of Reform Judaism president Rick Jacobs, met with the PA president on Thursday in Ramallah.           {The delegation knows that Abbas is least qualified to address the Palestinian problem with Jewish Americans. He does not live in the US to know how the US politics work. Remember Edward Said and Yasser Arafat. Abbas is Yasser Arafat incarnated }


David Friedman, Staunch Settlement Backer, Approved by Senate Panel as Envoy to Israel. Friedman confirmed by the Foreign Relations Committee on the force of the GOP majority and one Democratic vote. The nomination now awaits the approval of the Senate floor. By Amir Tibon


Newsweek: IN ISRAEL, A STREET SIGN NAMED AFTER YASSER ARAFAT STIRS EMOTIONS BY JACK MOORE. As deadly attacks, land appropriation and clashes push a peace deal between Israelis and Palestinians further from reach, a row over street signs has further stoked tensions between Arabs and Jews in Israel. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.        {Why all those emotions and fuss? Nasser, Sadat and Arafat, intentionally or stupidly, handed Palestine to Israel on a silver plate with US blessing}


The Electronic Intifada: Israel boycott is part of global anti-racist struggle
By Ali Abunimah. Palestinians are reaffirming that the movement to boycott Israel is part of the global struggle against racism and all forms of bigotry, including anti-Semitism and Islamophobia.

COMMENTARIES

VT: The Debate – US Syria Deployment By Jim W. Dean, Managing Editor


VT: Alan Dershowitz – The Key To Athens By Gilad Atzmon. Alan Dershowitz: Never apologize for Jewish power and domination. In his recent address to the ultra-Zionist and war-mongering Stand With Us, Alan Dershowitz said; “people say Jews are too powerful, too strong, too rich, we control the media, we’ve too much this, too much that and we often apologetically deny our strength and our power. Don’t do that!”. Elder Zionist Dershowitz who acquired for himself the reputation of a “remarkable liar” (Chomsky) and a “serial plagiarist” (Finkelstein) probably decided, just before he meets his creator, to give truth one last try

Global Research: America in Turmoil: From Deep State Insurgency to Deep State Spying – WikiLeaks’ Vault 7 By Joachim Hagopian


Global Research: Wikileaks Reveals: CIA’s UMBRAGE Allows Agency to Carry out ‘False Flag’ Cyber Attacks By Whitney Webb, Mint Press News


WikiLeaks, “Year Zero” and the CIA Hacking Files By Dr. Binoy Kampmark


Global Research: Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Made in Britain, Tested on Yemenis: The Reality of Working for the “Bomb-makers”
By Areeb Ullah, Middle East Eye


PODBEAM: Rebroadcast–The Piper Report Jan 19, 2011


ICH: Oh, That Traitorous WikiTrump. Nothing so trivial as the technical proof we’re all being spied upon can be allowed to threaten or add nuance to established narrative
By Pepe Escobar, “Asia Times” – The massive WikiLeaks Vault 7 release is an extremely important public service. It’s hard to find anyone not concerned by a secret CIA hacking program targeting virtually the whole planet – using malware capable of bypassing encryption protection on any device from iOS to Android, and from Windows to Samsung TVs.


ICH: The Future of Freedom By NSA Whistleblower William Binney, Video, A 36-year veteran of America’s Intelligence Community, William Binney resigned from his position as Director for Global Communications Intelligence (COMINT) at the National Security Agency (NSA) and blew the whistle, after discovering that his efforts to protect the privacy and security of Americans were being undermined by those above him in the chain of command.


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