APPAF Newsletter 03-17-2017

March 17, 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

21st Century Wire: Two Suicide Bombs Rock Damascus – As the West’s Dirty War Enters Its Seventh Year. So long as the West and its Gulf allies, along with Turkey, continue supporting terrorism in Syria, then this war will continue to rage on and take more innocent lives.


The 4th Media: Empire Should be Placed on Suicide Watch by The Saker

 Antiwar: US and Israeli Codependent Relationship Is Not Just about Money Posted By Ramzy Baroud        {Is it an idiotic bigoted passionate attachment against the admonition of the American founding fathers?}


The Unz Review: What Is the CIA Hack All About? The danger lies in what might be coming next by PHILIP GIRALDI


The Times of Israel: US demands UN pull report accusing Israel of apartheid Envoy Nikki Haley says Washington outraged by publication; Sec-Gen Guterres distances self from it; Israel slams it as ‘despicable’

DANDELION SALAD: “Making America Great” at Americans’ Expense by Ralph Nader


DANDELION SALAD: Chris Hedges: The Rise of Trump


VT: Trump is taking the US back into the Middle East wars
By Ian Greenhalgh


Antiwar: Sen. John McCain: Rand Paul Is Working for Vladimir Putin Posted By Jason Ditz        {Is he mentally balanced?}

From ISRAEL

Aljazeera: UN report: Israel has established an ‘apartheid regime’. Report breaks new ground on the UN’s examination of the situation in occupied Palestine by using the word ‘apartheid’.


The Times of Israel: Liberman declares Palestinian National Fund a terror group. Defense minister says PLO fundraising arm funnels ‘tens of millions of shekels’ to prisoners in Israeli jails; judges chosen to hear appeal of Hebron shooter’s 18-month prison sentence BY RAOUL WOOTLIFF


The Guardian: US envoy’s meeting with Israeli settler leaders raises policy concerns. Jason Greenblatt’s encounter renews uncertainty about two-state solution. Settler group Yesha: ‘We have not had official meetings like this’ before. A top adviser to Donald Trump has met Israeli settler leaders in an unusual move that may raise fresh concerns over prospects for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The US embassy confirmed that talks between Jason Greenblatt and


The Spokesman Review: Israel blacklists Palestinian fund as US envoy visits By Ian Deitch, Associated Press


abcNEWS: Israel to give its highest honor to settler leader By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

From PALESTINE
HAARETZ: In Precedent-setting Ruling, Israel’s Top Court Recognizes East Jerusalem Arabs as ‘Native-born Residents’
Over 14,000 Arabs have had their residency rights revoked since 1967 because they were absent from Jerusalem for more than 7 years. Court ruling challenges practice that treated them like immigrants in their own city.
Nir Hasson


HAARETZ: WATCH Vice Co-founder Lists the ’10 Things He Hates the Most About Jews’. After a visit to Israel, Gavin McInnes released a video called ’10 Things I hate About Israelis,’ but ended up listing his hatred of Jews instead, The Forward and Daniel J. Solomon


The Sydney Morning Herald: Banksy’s Walled Off Hotel: Palestinians under occupation reduced to a spectacle
By Sary Zananiri and Idan Ben-Barak


WAFA: President welcomes efforts to advance just peace between Palestinians, Israelis


HAARETZ: Most Palestinians Barely See Chance for Two-state Solution Under Trump, Poll Shows
Over 60 percent demand resignation of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas; most Palestinians skeptical of Trump’s influence on Mideast conflict, The Associated Press and Haaretz

COMMENTARIES

The 4th Media: EXPOSING THE REAL “DEEP STATE” by Tony Cartalucci


Antiwar: Why Is Donald Trump Lunching With a Saudi War Criminal While Yemenis Are Starving? Posted By Medea Benjamin


The American Conservative: The Dangerous Reality of an Iran War Posted By Sharmine Narwani


VT: ‘Never trust Russia,’ says new US ambassador to UN By GPD …the smiling face of the frightful orange monkey..


VT: NEO – UN Report on Syrian War Crimes is a Bad Joke By Jim W. Dean, Managing Editor


VT: Analysis: Geopolitical Standoff In Post-ISIS Middle East By South Front


VT: The War President: Pentagon wants to declare more parts of world as temporary battlefields. By GPD. White House is asked to designate ‘temporary areas of active hostility’, giving commanders same latitude to launch actions as in Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria


Global Research: UN Committee of Inquiry (COI) on Syria Ignores Atrocities Committed by US Supported Terrorists
By Stephen Lendman


Global Research: Impending Danger: Today’s “Super-Fuzed”, Super-Powerful US Thermonuclear Weapons Directed against Russia. “How is This Going to End?” (Putin) By Stephen Lendman


“Practical Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Impasse”

This newsletter provides what is missing in the US mainstream media and what the American public needs to learn about the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict. We hope you never fail to make the connection between APPAF’s reported articles and the cause and effect of the Palestinian problem and the vicious Israeli occupation as its illegitimate heinous perpetrator

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“Liberty cannot be preserved without a general knowledge among the people” – John Adams – Second US President
“Educate and inform the whole mass of the people… They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.” Thomas Jefferson

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