APPAF Newsletter 04-13-2017

April 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

Global Research: Trump’s Syria Attack Trampled Many Laws By Marjorie Cohn, Consortiumnews.com


Global Research: Intelligence and Military Sources Who Warned About Weapons Lies Before Iraq War Now Say that Assad Did Not Launch Chemical Weapon Attack By Washington’s Blog


Global Research: Idlib ‘Chemical Attack’ was False Flag to Set Assad Up, More May Come – Putin By RT News


Global Research: Out of 46 Major Editorials on Trump’s Syria Strikes, Only One Opposed By Adam Johnson, FAIR


Global Research: The End of the Trump Presidency? By Federico Pieraccini, Strategic Culture Foundation


Global Research: Beware the Dogs of War: Is the American Empire on the Verge of Collapse? By John W. Whitehead, newsbud


AHTribune: Is Noam Chomsky Manufacturing Consent for Regime Change in Syria?


Antiwar: Behind Trump’s Syria Turnabout Posted By Justin Raimondo


The Daily Caller: Pentagon Casts Doubt On AP Report Claiming Russia Knew About Syrian Chemical Attack


Antiwar: Trump Betrays Trumpism: Syria in the Crosshairs Posted By Justin Raimondo


HAARETZ: Tillerson Says U.S. Has No Firm Evidence of Russian Role in Syria Chemical Attack. Russia vetoes UN condemnation of gas attack ■ U.S. State Sec: Ties with Russia at ‘low point’ ■ Russia: Assad’s removal only benefits ISIS ■ Sides agree on chemical attack probe, Haaretz, The Associated Press and Reuters


Counterpunch: Deadly Sins of Imperialism Posted By Cesar Chelala


Counterpunch: Trump Should Rethink Syria Escalation Posted By Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity


RT: Former (?) Mossad agent predicts that President Trump will be impeached on grounds of treason. ed note–and remember, impeachment is the business of the US Congress, and Israel OWNS Congress, which means, by definition, that if Trump is impeached, it will be because it is in Israel’s interest, which means that all the chirping taking place within sizable neighborhoods in this ‘muuvmint’ that ‘Trump is owned by the Jews’ is–on its face–self-contradictory.

From ISRAEL
Times of Israel: Jordan, Egypt have ‘special’ relationship with Israel, says Jordanian king. Monarch says he was ‘struck’ by Trump’s commitment to solve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Al Bawab: Most Arabs consider Israel biggest threat to peace – survey via SyndiGate.info

Y-Net: There is an outline for peace, but is there a partner? Op-ed: The chance of reaching a peace agreement with the Palestinians is almost nonexistent, but that doesn’t mean there is nothing Israel can do to get closer to a regional agreement. The first step—a construction freeze outside the settlement blocs—has already been taken, and if that’s happening other things can happen too. By Ben-Dror Yemini


CBN News: Boycotters Denied Israel Entry as More Colleges Take Anti-Israel Stand By Tzippe Barrow


The Guardian: Anger and ridicule in Israel over Sean Spicer’s Hitler comments. White House press secretary had suggested that unlike Assad in Syria, Nazi leader never used poison gas on his own people


FP: Israel Isn’t a Fan of the Trump Doctrine. For an Israeli government near Syria’s front lines, not all U.S. military interventions are made the same


ALMASDAR News: Israel provided air support to ISIL in Palmyra: Ja’afari By Leith Fadel

From PALESTINE

The Electronic Intifada: Testing times in Gaza By Hamza Abu Eltarabesh


National Interest: The Trump Team Is Still Searching for a Two-State Solution


The Guardian: A century of rubbing salt in Palestinian wounds is surely enough, even for Britain Manuel Hassassian. The Balfour declaration, 100 years ago, was devastating for our people. Yet Theresa May says she will be marking its anniversary ‘with pride’


JWEEEKLY: Palo Alto entrepreneur advises Palestinians on solar power BY ROB GLOSTER


ALJAZEERA: Why is Israel afraid of the Nakba’s March of Return? For the first time, Israeli police block the annual march to commemorate the Palestinian ‘catastrophe’ of 1948.

COMMENTARIES

***** Global Research: Is There A New U.S. Syria Policy? Is There One At All? By Moon of Alabama          {Isn’t it Greater Israel?. Doesn’t Israel plan it,  AIPAC conveys it  and the US executes it?}


Global Research: Irreconcilable East -West Differences. Chemical Weapons Attack, “False Flag”, According to Putin By Stephen Lendman


Global Research: No “Problems” with Export of Iraqi – Kurdish Oil via Turkey and Drawing New Borders in the Middle East By Dr. Christof Lehmann, nsnbc international


Counterpunch: Trump Repairs His Ratings: Syria and the Democrats’ Denunciations of Dissent Posted By Jeffrey Sommers


Counterpunch: Did Assad Really Use Sarin? Posted By Paul Gottinger

AHTribune: Robert D. Steele: The White Helmets Were Paid to Create a False Flag Chemical Attack

AHTribune: Trump’s War on Syria is a Win for ISIS and other Terrorist Groups


Antiwar: The Verifiable Information Vacuum From Syria Posted By Peter Crowley


Antiwar: We’re Asking the Wrong Questions About Syria Posted By Thomas Knapp


National Interest: Trump’s Syria Folly Is Bad for Everyone


Antiwar: Behind Trump’s Syria Turnabout Posted By Justin Raimondo


Counterpunch: Syria: Where the Rubber Meets the Road Posted By Mike Whitney


Counterpunch: Why the G7 Couldn’t Change Putin’s Mind on Assad, Even If They Wanted To Posted By Patrick Cockburn


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