Tuesday APPAF Newsletter 10-13-2015

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

 

USA

Global Research: The Funding of the 2016 US Presidential Election: America’s 158 Billionaire “Families” By Nicholas Confessore, Sarah Cohen, and Karen Yourish


Global Research: Recognizing Neocon Failure Shows Obama Has Come To His Senses?
By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts


Global Research: Western Aid to Terrorists: Iraqi Forces Seize US-Supplied Anti-Armor Missiles from ISIS in Fallujah
By Fars News Agency .

Global Research: Do the Democrats Offer a Progressive Choice for US President? “Bernie Sanders’ Foreign Policy Resembles that of the Hawks” By Marjorie Cohn


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.


The Tap Blog: Putin – If the West wants us to hit terrorist targets in Syria, why not help us by giving us targeting information?


Global Research: What Eisenhower REALLY Said About the “Military Industrial Complex”. The Complicit Role of the US Congress
By Washington’s Blog


Counterpunch: US Caught Faking It in Syria Posted By Thomas S. Harrington

 

ISRAEL


The Ugly Truth: Israel Must Do What It Can to Prevent a New Gaza War


Global Research: Tensions Escalate in Israel and Palestine. The Killing of 7 Palestinians, 400 Wounded.
By Simona Sikimic


Global Research: Alarmed European Jews Want Netanyahu Replaced with a Leader for Peace
By Anthony Bellchambers


Forward: How a Vote for Republicans Harms Israel — and Not How You Might Think J.J. Goldberg .


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

 

PALESTINE

ICH: Even Gandhi Would Understand the Palestinians’ Violence By Gideon Levy


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.


ISM: The other occupation: Settlers terrorize Palestinians of the West Bank


Huffpost: What Can We Personally Do to Get Lasting Peace Between Palestine and Israel? by Sarah Champion.
Labour MP for Rotherham and shadow minister for preventing abuse and domestic violence


Mondoweiss: Mourners of Gaza mother and child killed in airstrike urge resistance– ‘3rd, 4th, 5th intifada, whatever it takes’
by Dan Cohen .

 

COMMENTARIES

Global Research: Selected Articles: The Fed, The Mainstream Press, US Imperialism, and Netanyahu Are All Losing Credibility


Global Research: The Fakery of ‘The Free World’ By Eric Zuesse


Global Research: Russia Supplants the U.S. in Global War Against “Jihadists”. Saudi Arabia Favors “A Political Solution in Syria”
By Eric Zuesse


Global Research: The Myth of Syria’s “Moderate Rebels”. Ninety Percent of the “Syrian Rebels” Supported by Washington are Terrorists By South Front


Global Research: “The New Middle East”: Russian Style. The Saudis are Running Scared By Andrew Korybko


Global Research: “Moderate Terrorists”. Deconstructing the NATO Narrative on Syria. “Leftists” Keep the Myth Alive
By Eva Bartlett .

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

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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