User: newstrust Topic: Israel-Palestine Conflict
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Letters to the Editor: How Jewish anti-Zionist activists harm the Palestinian cause 29.12.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Many Jews who support the state of Israel seek better treatment of the Palestinians, but anti-Zionists make it hard to work toward a solution.

Letters to the Editor: Why Trump is right to say Israeli settlements in the West Bank are legal 20.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Are settlements an obstacle to Mideast peace? Or do Palestinian leaders who rejected multiple offers from Israel deserve blame?

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Editorial: Trump stupidly erases 40 years of U.S. opposition to Israeli West Bank settlements 19.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

The Trump administration's position that the U.S. no longer considers West Bank settlements illegal is a blow to the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.

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U.S. softening position on Israeli settlements in West Bank 19.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo repudiated a 1978 State Department legal opinion that held that civilian settlements in the occupied territories are “inconsistent with international law.” The move angered Palestinians and immediately put the U.S. at odds with other nations working to end the conflict.
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News Analysis: Trump's rash exit from Syria emboldens Russia and horrifies Israel 15.10.2019 L.A. Times - World News

President Trump's Syria withdrawal, decided after a single phone call, has been a gift to Russia and ISIS while it has worried Israel, other allies.

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'Deficit of trust': At U.N., leaders of a warming world gather 23.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
The planet is getting hotter, and tackling that climate peril will grab the spotlight as world leaders gather for their annual meeting at the United Nations this week facing an undeniable backdrop: rising tensions from the Persian Gulf to Afghanistan and increasing nationalism, inequality and intolerance.
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Israel's election: The most important things to know 17.9.2019 BBC: Front Page
Five things that matter about Israel's second election in just five months.
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'I'm just for animals': The veterinarian who rescues animals from conflict zones 2.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Dr. Amir Khalil has led rescue operations and created sanctuaries around the world for 20 years. In April, he embarked on his biggest mission: saving animals from a struggling zoo in the Gaza Strip.
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THE ANGRY ARAB: Israel Bombs the Middle East, Yet Again 31.8.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
As`ad AbuKhalil analyzes the calculations behind the recent attacks, which the Western press covered with the usual lack of realism.  By As`ad AbuKhalil Special to Consortium News There are two realities about Israel in the world: one projected by Western…Read more →
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Palestinian conflict: Diaries of childhood in Israeli military detention 28.8.2019 BBC: Front Page
Palestinians who were made to go through Israel's military court system as children speak out.
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Palestinian director seeks peace through soap operas 8.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Director Sameh Zoabi’s comedy “Tel Aviv on Fire” examines life in Israel through the lens of a popular soap opera.
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THE ANGRY ARAB: Maxime Rodinson & the Palestinian Question 18.7.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
A new book attacking the French scholar for his views on Israel and Zionism spurs As`ad AbuKhalil to provide his own assessment. By As`ad AbuKhalil Special to Consortium News The French Orientalist Maxime Rodinson was by far one of the…Read more →
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Evangelical Christians Risk Setting Middle East on Fire 11.7.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
Jonathan Cook explains why the wave of pro-Zionist preachers taking an interest in Israel is bad news for Palestinians and loaded with ominous historic precedent.   On Monday Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo addressed the…Read more →
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The provocations of Trump’s ambassador to Israel are upturning decades of U.S. diplomacy 8.7.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Beaming and triumphant, David Friedman, the U.S. ambassador to Israel, presided last week over a 4th of July gala — the first to be held with the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem.

He pulled out all the stops.

It was “the biggest and the best 4th of July party ever held in the state of Israel!” he said,...

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Noam Chomsky: Trump Is Consolidating Far-Right Power Globally 4.7.2019 Truthout.com
Trump's foreign policy is a deadly farce that is consolidating the global alliance of right-wing leaders.
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Echoes of FDR in Trump’s Bid for Palestinian Surrender 2.7.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
There’s nothing new about a U.S. president assuming that Palestinians can be bribed into cooperating with Zionist ambitions, writes Lawrence Davidson. By Lawrence Davidson  TothePointAnalysis.com President Donald Trump’s peace plan for the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, or at least the economic side of it,…Read more →
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Trump’s Underwhelming Deal for Palestine and the Gulf Monarchies’ Complicated Ties with Israel 27.6.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
Giorgio Cafiero gauges the shortcomings of the U.S.-backed “Peace to Prosperity” summit in Bahrain this week. By Giorgio Cafiero Special to Consortium News The U.S.-backed two-day “Peace to Prosperity” summit in Bahrain on Tuesday and Wednesday was designed to advance…Read more →
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Jared Kushner says economic plan is ‘precondition’ to Palestinian-Israeli peace 26.6.2019 L.A. Times - World News

The Trump administration kicked off an economic portion of its long-awaited plan for Arab-Israeli peace on Tuesday, amid intense denunciations from the Palestinian leadership.

Saying an improved economic situation was “a necessary precondition to resolving what was previously an unsolvable political...

Israel-Palestinian conflict: Kushner says peace can bring prosperity 25.6.2019 BBC: World
Trump's son-in-law says this is "the opportunity of the century", but Palestinians have rejected it.
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Jared Kushner’s Bahrain conference won’t work 25.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Twenty-five years ago, Vice President Al Gore asked the two of us to head up a project he was launching to promote Palestinian economic development in support of the still fledgling Oslo peace process. Our effort was called Builders for Peace and brought together an impressive group of American...

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