October 13, 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
OpEdNews: Needling Obama for More Wars By Robert Parry. Rather than encourage a healthy, wide-ranging debate on world affairs, the mainstream U.S. news media prevents any serious deviation from Official Washington’s war-loving “group thinks,” a task undertaken by CBS’ Steve Kroft in a hostile interview with President Obama, reports Robert Parry.
Al Monitor: Israel divided over wave of violence. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu always tries to grab the stick by both ends. He talks peace while simultaneously hindering diplomatic negotiations. He dances to the right while turning his gaze to the left. He delivers his “Two-State Solution Speech” while accelerating construction in the settlements
ICH: There Will Be No Peace Until Israel’s Occupation Of Palestine Ends. We have tried to be patient, but the international community has failed us. Freedom for Palestinian people is long overdue. By Marwan Barghouti
JPost: India pres. ahead of Israel trip: ‘Palestine belongs to Arabs like England belongs to English’ By HERB KEINON Mukherjee quotes famous words by Gandhi; says India’s ties with Israel independent of its relations with ‘Palestine.
OpEdNews: Of course, it is an intifada: This is what you must know By Ramzy Baroud. Palestinians are protesting because they experience daily humiliation and have to endure the unrelenting violence of occupation. Moreover, they feel a total sense of betrayal by their leadership, which is corrupt and co-opted. So they rebel, and attempt to mobilize and sustain their rebellion for as long as they can, because they have no horizon of hope outside their own action.
The Tap Blog: The Tide Is Turning: The Cabal Is No Longer Confident Of Success From: MontagueKeen. They are now having to hide their plans from you, in the hope that you will never suspect what they are up to. Instead of the confident proposals they had planned to put to you, during the Pope’s visit to the United States, they have had to keep it low-key, and make their changes surreptitiously, in the hope that you will not notice.
This newsletter provides what is missing in the US mainstream media and what the American public needs to learn about the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
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