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APPAF Newsletter 10-22-2015

October 22, 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

 

USA

The Ugly Truth: New York Times Perpetuates the Myth About US Fighting ISIS


Forward: Are American Donors Helping To Fuel Jerusalem Tensions With Settler Push? by Nathan Guttman


Counterpunch: Putin Forces Obama to Capitulate on Syria Posted By Mike Whitney


Counterpunch: America’s Self-Imposed Iron Curtain: Denial of Global Aggression Posted By Norman Pollack


Counterpunch: The Return of the Syrian Army Posted By Robert Fisk


Counterpunch: Does Netanyahu Really Deserve a “Reward?” An Open Letter to President Obama Posted By L. Michael Hager


Counterpunch: Bernie and Hillary: the Sheepdog and the She-Wolf in Vegas Posted By Paul Street

The Ugly Truth: Billionaire Carl Icahn launches $150 million super PAC, POLITICO

 

ISRAEL

SPUTNIK: Infamous Israeli Minister Wants to Imprison 13-Year-Old


The Ugly Truth: Opposition Blasts Netanyahu for ‘Distorting’ Holocaust History


The Ugly Truth: Israel Taking Major Steps in Connecting Millions of Crypto-Jews with Jewish Roots


Gilad Atzmon: Hot off the Press; Netanyahu Is a History Revisionist


Terror Attacks Impacting Jerusalem Bars and Nightlife

 

PALESTINE

Counterpunch: The Single-State Solution is Already Here Posted By Gideon Levy


Counterpunch: Palestinian Lives Matter Posted By Mitri Raheb


JPost: ‘Palestine’s efforts against Nazis are deep-rooted part of our history,’ Erekat says By JPOST.COM STAFF,KHALED ABU TOAMEH. “Palestine will never forget – though it seems Netanyahu’s extremist government has,” the PLO official said.


SPUTNIK: Int’l Pressure on Israel Only Way to Solve Israel-Palestine Conflict. General Secretary of the Palestine National Initiative Mustafa Barghouti said that “talking about peace talks between Israel and Palestine without results is insanity” since “all talks before, 22 years of talks, led only to deepening the problem.”


RichardEdmondson: Palestinian Woman Kicked in Head as Jewish Mob Debates Whether to Kill Her

 

COMMENTARIES

My Catbird Seat: Putin and the Press: The Demonology School of Journalism. Western media is engaged in an intense long-term propaganda campaign to demonize President Putin. Demonology offers no allies, no solutions and no positive path to peace and co-existence.By James Petras


Counterpunch: Twenty-First-Century Fascism Posted By Peter Phillips


Counterpunch: Faulty Analysis and Conclusions on Syria Posted By Rick Sterling


Counterpunch: Pillars of Wisdom: Britain’s Saudi Arabia Problem Posted By Jamie Davidson


McClatchy: U.S., Russia sign Syria air safety deal but keep quarreling over war aims


WWW.BING: News about Netanyahu Says Palestinians gave Hitler idea for the Holocaust


Antiwar: How the US Created Middle East Mayhem Posted By Tom Engelhardt


REDRESS: Binyamin Netanyahu, Hitler’s defender.


“Practical Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Impasse”

 

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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