APPAF Nedwsletter 12-23-2015

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

From The USA

ICH: US Plotting to Disintegrate Iraq, Syria into 8 New States By FARS News. Washington plans to disintegrate regional states into smaller countries to make them weak and guarantee Israel’s security.         {Isn’t that the Zionist-Israeli hegemonic plan to divide and conquer by US proxy the stupid Arab world}


VT: ISIL is CIA funded mercenary group to advance the Zionist agenda By Kevin Barrett. Terror hypocrisy sinks to new lows .


VT: Former FBI Agent Mark Rossini: The CIA Could Have Stopped 9/11. By Jonas E. Alexis. Our government does not want to tell the truth because that would overthrow the entire New World Order


Antiwar: War Is Realizing the Israelizing of the World Posted By Dan Sanchez.


DESERTPEACE: IN PHOTOS ~~ NO TO RACISM, NO TO TRUMP! 200+ people gathered at Trump Towers, Manhattan, under the slogan “Stop Trump” and his Fascist, Racist, anti-immigrant calls in his presidential campaign


MONDOWEISS: Students and academics challenge the ‘Palestine exception’ to free speech in the US by Megan Hanna


MONDOWEISS: Rubio’s neocon-establishment team bolstered by ‘Zionaire’ hedgefunder who denies existence of Palestine by Philip Weiss


ICH: US Friendly Fire… With Friends Like That Who Needs Enemies? By Finian Cunningham. Iraqis will see the latest American “mistake” as further evidence that the US military is in reality working covertly in Iraq to support the terror group known as Islamic State.


ICH: Military to Military. US Intelligence Sharing in the Syrian War. Fall of Assad Would Lead to Chaos and, to Syria’s takeover by Jihadi Extremists. By Seymour M. Hersh


ICH: Criticism Of Hersh’s New Piece Fails To Understand What Really Happened By Moon Of Alabama. Throughout his career Hersh’s reporting was proven right more often than his critics criticism of it. 

From ISRAEL

ICH: A Lonely Lawyer By Uri Avnery. In today’s Israel, this is an act of incredible courage


The Ugly ruth: Jewish Extremists’ Leader: Christians Are ‘Blood Sucking Vampires’ Who Should Be Expelled From Israel.


+972: The forced transfer of Palestinian detainees — why it matters. International law is clear that prisoners should not be transferred outside of an occupied territory — both to allow their families access to them and to prevent forced population transfer. But that’s not all that’s at stake.
By Gerard Horton


MiddleEast.org: Israel the Main Buyer of ISIS Oil — Report.


MiddleEast.org: A History of Wahhabism and the Hijacking of the Muslim faith


Aljazeera: Israeli attacks on a dissident soldiers’ group could backfire. Analysis: Breaking the Silence, under attack, welcomes the opportunity to remind Israelis about the occupation by Noam Sheizaf @nsheizaf

From PALESTINE

+972: Palestinian groups present ‘war crimes’ evidence to the ICC. The International Criminal Court prosecutor is conducting a ‘preliminary examination’ into the 2014 Gaza war. But are Israeli officials at higher risk of prosecution for illegally building settlements in the West Bank?


DESERTPEACE: NUMBERING PALESTINIANS


DESERTPEACE: NEW VIDEO ON THE TORTURE OF PALESTINIAN CHILDREN. Amid escalating violence, the number of Palestinian children held in Israeli military detention is now the highest since April 2010. At the end of October, 307 Palestinian children were imprisoned in the Israeli military detention system. From the moment of arrest, these children encounter ill-treatment and in some cases torture at the hands of Israeli forces


DESERTPEACE: IN PHOTOS ~~ AN EARLY CHRISTMAS FOR APARTHEID


MONDOWEISS: Video: Days before Christmas, Bethlehem erects ‘resistance tree’ outside Nativity Church by Sheren Khalel and Abed Al Qaisi


MONDOWEISS: Will Israel’s policies fail of their own accord? by Marc H. Ellis

COMMENTARIES

ICH: Most Syrian Rebels Sympathise with Isis, Says Thinktank By Staff and agencies. Efforts to wipe out Isis in Syria and Iraq would not end the global threat from jihadi groups because extremist views were common among Syrian fighters of all stripes.     {They do not understand the heavenly message of Islam. They do not understand modern progress nor what civilization is. They are damned destructive backward idiots}.


VT: Donald Trump and the New World Order (Part I) By Jonas E. Alexis. Decent Muslims are finding themselves in an unfortunate situation: they are being bombarded by the Neoconservative ideology in the Middle East, and now they have to face another unfortunate debacle in the U.S. And if some “Muslim” idiot happens to ignite a bomb somewhere, every decent Muslim must pay the price. Would the New World Order apply the same logic to Jewish terrorists? The answer is a resounding now


VT: Seymour Hersh: Pentagon Secretly Passed Intelligence to Assad Government


VT: Norwegian Report Says Erdogan Lying About Turkey/ISIS Oil Deal
By GPD


VT: False Flag Attacks, ISIS and Hey Bro’ You aint no Muslim By GPD


The Truth Seeker: Russian Plane Crash: Was Israel Responsible? By Christopher Bollyn


LobeLog: ISIS and the Take-Out Myth by Paul R. Pillar


The Real News: The Empire Files: Ralph Nader & Abby Martin on the Corporate Elections. On this week’s episode of The Empire Files, Abby Martin interviews American political figure Ralph Nader about the 2016 presidential race – from the “Brown Shirt” Trump movement to “corporate criminal” Hillary Clinton – and the reality of who has power in America. Watch more on teleSUR.


The Real News: Empire Files: Palestine’s Rebellion, Israel’s Fascism. Abby Martin interviews journalist and author Max Blumenthal about the ongoing rebellion, the rising dominance of far-right, ultra-racist ideology in Israel, eyewitness accounts of the aftermath of the Gaza war, and the Israeli government’s fear of Palestinian resistance.


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