SUNDAY APPAF Newsletter 10-11-2015

October 11, 2015

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.

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


IBTimes: Russian Airstrikes On Syria Push Obama Administration To Scale Back Effort To Oust Assad
By Erin Banco

Times of Israel: Dennis Ross: Netanyahu agreed to West Bank pullout in 2010. In new book, former US peace envoy says US-Israel ties at lowest since 1982; cites Iran nuke dispute and anti-Arab comments by PM
{What does he try to sell?}

The Ugly Truth: Dankof to Press TV–Report of Russian missile crash in Iran is US psyop


MINTPRESSNEWS: ‘Exporting Revolution’: Zbigniew Brzezinski On Trial At The UN General Assembly By Caleb T. Maupin. Though never mentioned by name, the shadow of the 87-year-old loomed large over the U.N. General Assembly, with the U.S. and its allies defending or glossing over his quiet strategy of destabilization and the rest of the world’s

The Ugly Truth: Does Susan Rice Think Benjamin Netanyahu Is a Racist?

SALON: Freedom, on the oligarchs’ terms: What a billionaire’s nuisance suit reveals about American plutocracy
A GOP mega-donor’s failed attempt to silence the press offers a view behind the curtain of America’s new Gilded Age by Elias Isquith

SALON: Dumb Bernie Sanders delusions: Progressives who champion Sanders need to consider this — and no, it’s not the Supreme Court. The one issue that no one — including Democrats — wants to discuss is precisely the topic America must confront David Masciotra.


The Ugly Truth: The Land of Israel and the Torah are Intertwined.

The Ugly Truth: Op-Ed: Chaos and 2nd Cold War, Part I: Israel’s Nuclear Strategy

The Ugly Truth: Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked Talks Temple Mount, Iran, U.N., Henkin Murders

The Ugly Truth: Hassidic Rabbi: War of Gog and Magog Already Began in Syria

The Ugly Truth: Opposition demands Netanyahu quit as Right denounces Abbas as ‘gang leader’.

The Ugly Truth: LEST WE FORGET – “Hating Arabs is not racism, it’s values” -Eden Levi, Israeli soldier.

The Ugly Truth: Analysis: Israel is one major terror attack away from Operation Defensive Shield 2

Counterpunch: Israeli Occupation for Dummies Posted By Yoav Litvin


MAAN News: Israeli settlers carry out attacks in East Jerusalem, West Bank

MAAN News: Ministry: 14 Palestinians killed, 1,000 injured since Oct. 1

The Independent: Vladimir Putin says Russia will fight for the right of Palestinians to their own state. Russian President tells Arab League his country will fight to establish an independent Palestine with a capital in East Jerusalem by Adam Withnall @adamwithnall

The Times of Israel: Abbas trying to quell violence — Israeli security officials. Source says Israel, PA must tackle ‘lone wolf’ attacks; Islamic Jihad, Hamas call to escalate ‘Jerusalem intifada

Times of Israel: Bennett: Government doesn’t back PM on Palestinian state. Jewish Home leader calls Netanyahu’s support for two-state solution ‘his opinion,’ says violence stems from Palestinian ‘hope to destroy Israel’
By Tamar Pileggi

WAFA: Palestine’s UN Observer Calls on UNSC to Take Real Actions to Diffuse Situation on Ground

AJ+: “Violence In Israel And The Palestinian Territories: It’s The Occupation”



Counterpunch: Putin’s “Endgame” in Syria Posted By Mike Whitney

ARA News: Archbishop of Aleppo: Russian airstrikes ‘source of hope’ for Christians in Syria.

The Ugly Truth: The Blood Moons Have Come and Gone, So Where is the Apocalypse?

The daily Beast: Russia’s New Mega-Missile Stuns the Globe. Putin’s latest weapons were mostly unknown to the outside world—until they began slamming into Syria.

TRUTH-OUT: Inside Saudi Arabia: Butchery, Slavery and History of Revolt By Abby Martin, teleSUR | Video Report. Meet the new head of a United Nations panel on human rights: the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This video report looks inside the brutal reality of this police-state monarchy, and reveals the untold people’s history of resistance to it. With a catastrophic war in Yemen and looming executions of activists, “The Empire Files” exposes the true nature of the US-Saudi love affair.

Aliveaftrerthefall: Exposed: The Real Reason Behind the Pope’s Visit to the US. This is the story of the greatest cover up in history… {Another one of those}.

RUSSIA INSIDER: A Few Thoughts on Syria From a Famous Russian Journalist (Vladimir Mamontov).


This newsletter provides what is missing in the US mainstream media and what the American public needs to learn about the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

It follows the Admonitions of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson:
“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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