APPAF Nedwsletter 01-16-2018

January 16, 2018

Dear Friends
Jordan as twin sister of Palestine and without natural resources survives on foreign donations, begging for US monetary support, and mercenary services to whomever needs it.
How do you envision a Palestinian state can survive: certainly wailing, complaining and begging cannot support a Palestinian state? Sympathy and support to Palestine cannot last forever. The international support will soon evaporate. Israel managed to ride the US horse. Arabs are not reliable sympathizers or supporters.

There is no real diplomatic or economic hope to solve the Palestinian-Israeli problem under the current Middle East Israeli-Arab circumstances. BUT President TRUMP expressed his intention to solve it against all obstacles. Let us hope that he can do it. HOWEVER, he will need tremendous American and Worldwide encouragement and support.
Several US administrations showed interest in solving the Palestinian-Israeli problem without success. Whether you like Trump or not, whether you support him or not, he is now the president of the United States of America. He is in the decision-maker seat.
Let us rally and unite the forces of “We the People all over the World” to encourage President TRUMP to translate our activism into a positive, peaceful constructive conclusion as the most logical equitable way: the American way
Please read and sign the petition. Ask your family members and friends to sign it. We may have a chance to succeed. This PETITION is not only for peace-loving Americans to sign but also for all peace-loving people from all over the world. Please circulate to family members and friends.

Please click the Petitions address to read and ………. sign

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The Latest News from the US, Israel and Palestine

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: The General Who Spoke Truth By Gordon Duff, Senior Editor

ICH: Russian Journalists Blow Lid Off Alleged US Terrorist Training Network in Syria By Sputnik. “The main jihadists are based at the US base and receive a monthly allowance, another 5,000 Islamists reside at the Rukban refugee camp”.        {Does the nonchalant American public care anyway?}

ICH: The One Fact Which Disproves Russiagate, But Nobody Wants To Talk About By Caitlin Johnstone. Maybe the false missile alarm wasn’t a psyop, but Russiagate definitely is.

The American Conservative” President Trump’s ‘Friends’ in Saudi Arabia Posted By Andrew J. Bacevich

ICH: Because Mr Trump… Your Country Caused These ‘Shitholes’ By Finian Cunningham. American criminal military interventions in those countries have caused millions of people to be killed, maimed, starved and displaced.

ICH The 10 Companies That Dominate the Global Arms Trade By Visual Capitalist

Antiwar: America’s Civil War. It’s here, it’s real, it’s now – and I know what side I’m on by Justin Raimondo

Antiwar: Missile False Alarm in Hawaii: How Wrong Buttons Can Wreak Havoc. Should the survival of humanity hinge on bureaucratic protocols? by Lucy Steigerwald

Antiwar: Rep. Gabbard: US Needs Immediate North Korea Talks After Hawaii False Alarm. Threat Is a Result of Lack of Negotiations by Jason Ditz

From Israel

Counterpunch: Bibi’s Son (Or Three Men in a Car)

ICH: Norman Finkelstein Slams Chuck Schumer for Pushing Trump to Declare Jerusalem Israel’s Capital Watch. “If you look at Schumer’s money, he gets it mostly from conservative, right-wing Jews and from Wall Street, the same sources of income as Trump.

ICH: ‘We Look at Them Like Donkeys’. What Israel’s first ruling party thought about Palestinian citizens By Adam Raz

CalgaryHerald: Israel slams Palestinian leader over anti-Trump speech The Associated Press

NYTimes: Boycott Drive Put Israel on a Blacklist. Now Israel Has One of Its Own. By DAVID M. HALBFINGER

From Palestine

Aljazeera: UN resolutions on occupied East Jerusalem

The Times of Israel: Palestinian leaders vote to urge PLO to suspend recognition of Israel. Final decision likely to rest with Abbas; if implemented, move would apply until Israel ‘recognizes state of Palestine,’ cancels annexation of East Jerusalem, stops settlements By AFP and TOI staff

MONDOWEISS: Vic Mensa’s searing piece in ‘Time’ on Israeli oppression is prefaced by clunky disclaimer re anti-Semitism By Philip Weiss o

The Ugly Truth: Why I’m Not a Zionist – and Why You’re Not, Either

Mondoweiss: What Palestinians can learn from South African anti-apartheid struggle
By Haidar Eid


VT: Pakistan: Strategy of Fiction

VT: A Member of America’s Worst Generation Speaks Out
By Gordon Duff, Senior Editor

VT: In which I try to say something nice about our beloved President Trump, and compare him to Muhammad Ali By Kevin Barrett

***** Counterpunch: In Targeting the Lynx, the Trump Administration Defies Facts, Law, and Science Once Again by MIKE GARRITY {Science touts maturity of human intellect as a function of the Homo sapient stage of evolution. Does TRUMP’s administration or its supporters have it to qualify as leader of the world? }

FAIR: Coverage of Iran Protests Illustrated With Protests Not in Iran––Organized by Fringe Cultists

ICH: US Strategy in Syria Includes Balkanization By Stephen Lendman. US forces operate in Syria illegally, their presence a flagrant violation of international law

ICH: What It Was Like Thinking a Ballistic. Missile Was Speeding Toward Us in Hawaii By Robert Barsocchini. Amnesty International aligns with Washington’s propaganda against Washington’s victims.

Aljazeera: Erdogan: US trying to form ‘terror army’ in Syria

The American Conservative: Trump’s ‘Saudi First’ Foreign Policy Posted By Daniel Larison

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. 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
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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