APPAF Newsletter 04-22-2018

April 22, 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

Antiwar: Media Cover-up: Shielding Israel Is a Matter of Policy. Western media is actively involved in shielding Israel and enhancing its diminishing brand, while painstakingly demolishing the image of Israel’s enemies. by Ramzy Baroud         {Is the western main stream media mercenary, corrupt, and immoral?}

SPECTATOR: The war party is ready for its next campaign: Haley 2020 by Daniel McCarthy           {Haley is a political climber without the Founding Fathers’ cultural, political and patriotic political roots}

Antiwar: UN Security Team Still Won’t Let Inspectors Visit Douma. Inspectors on ‘Standby’ Waiting for Permission from UNDSS By Jason Ditz {It is a big mistake to believe that the UN and its SC were established to promote peace. Study carefully the case of Palestine and the UN as an example}

VT: ‘US knew there were no toxins and risked nothing’ By Jim W. Dean, Managing Editor          {How else the military Industrial complex can function and stay afloat. Didn’t Eisenhower warn us ahead of its destructive role}

The Electronic Intifada: US fails to acknowledge Gaza has civilians By Michael F. Brown         {US administration, congress and Senate are thoughtlessly, blindly and immorally pro-Israel, pro-Israel, and pro-Israel}

ICH: Trump Ready to Nix Nikki? By Finian Cunningham. She is part of the problem, not part of the solution.

From Israel

The Observer: An Iranian air base inside Syria? No – Israeli media use wrong photo

Antiwar: Gideon Levy: A Voice of Sanity From Israel César Chelala

Daily Mail: Israeli politician calls for Natalie Portman to be stripped of her Israeli citizenship after the actress refused to attend the ‘Jewish Nobel’ prize ceremony there in light of ‘recent events’

Y-Net: Genesis Prize ceremony canceled as Natalie Portman declines attendance

Y-Net: How Trump embarrassed Israel with anti-Palestinian tweet

From Palestine

Aljazeera: UN resolutions on occupied East Jerusalem

KSL.Com: Palestinians want independent probe of Israeli Gaza killings By Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press

The Times of Israel: Romanian president slams plan to move embassy in Israel to Jerusalem
Iohannis steps in after PM Dăncilă announces country could become first EU state to follow US and Guatemala in relocating embassy By RAPHAEL AHREN and AFP

The Electronic Intifada: US fails to acknowledge Gaza has civilians By Michael F. Brown          {US political system and diplomacy are bought and bossed by Israel}

Aljazeera: Israeli soldiers kill four Palestinians, wound 700 at Gaza rally. More than 10,000 attend fourth mass protest in as many weeks calling for return of Palestinian refugees to their lands.

Y-Net: An open letter to Richard Gere


Antiwar: There Was Nothing Humanitarian About Our Strikes on Syria by Peter Certo

The Scott Forton Show: 3/30/18 Trita Parsi on how Trump is pushing Iran toward a nuclear bomb by Scott

Scott Horfton Show: 3/30/18 David Collum on the poisoning of a Russian ex-spy in London and Austrian Business Cycle by Scott

Antiwar: Russia Says US Didn’t Violate Red Lines During Syria Strike. Lavrov: US respected Russia’s positions during recent attack Byh Jason Ditz

FirstFreedoDaily: Op-Ed: America’s Short-Term Memory Again Benefits the War Party

The symbol of political prisoners resonates beyond borders

ICH: Rand Paul Says – Possible Alleged Syrian Gas Attack Was False Flag

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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