22 August 2020 | By DOV WAXMAN | Source
“UAE and Israel deal is neither a peace treaty nor will it end the Palestine conflict”
“Israel has achieved normalisation with an important Arab state without making any territorial concessions to the Palestinians.”
“The heralded recent agreement to normalize relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates may not be the grand achievement it was made out to be.
The White House-brokered deal, which was announced with much fanfare on Aug. 13, is undoubtedly a diplomatic win for U.S. President Donald Trump and for Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, who declared its signing a “historic day.”
But the United Arab Emirates and Israel have never been at war, so the new agreement between them is not really a peace treaty, as some White House officials and press accounts suggested. It is an agreement to begin officially upgrading relations that have been quietly improving for some time, a process that will probably unfold slowly and tentatively.
Nor is it a deal that helps resolve the long-running conflict between Israel and the Palestinians – the subject of my academic research and recent book. For Palestinians, in fact, the Israeli-Emirati agreement is seen as a major setback, weakening their bargaining position with Israel.”
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July 6, 2020 | Daily Life In Occupied Palestine | If Americans Knew Israel-Palestine News | Link
“Most Americans, whose government gives Israel over $10 million per day, have no idea that Israel commits human rights abuses every single day, since US media virtually never report this information: that Israeli forces daily invade Palestinian villages, daily abduct people, and daily injure people; that virtually every week Israeli forces destroy farmers’ trees, demolish family homes, confiscate Palestinian land, and more…
Former US Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney PhD discusses how every candidate for Congress has to sign a pledge to vote for supporting the military superiority of Israel.
December 10, 2018 | L. Michael Hager |
Foreign Policy Journal
“It’s important for citizens to know if their representatives have dual citizenship because both real and apparent conflicts of interest erode public trust.” Link To Article
Dual Citizens in Congress? We Need to Know; The Problem of Dual Citizenship
“400 Jewish studies scholars denounce Israeli annexation as ‘apartheid’”
June 13, 2020 | The Jerusalem Post |
“Under these conditions, annexation of Palestinian territories will cement into place an anti-democratic system of separate and unequal law and systemic discrimination against the Palestinian population.”
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U.S. Police Are Being Trained By Israel -And Communities of Color Are Paying The Price
Open records requests have forced program leaders to reveal some of its content topics, including border policing, community policing, and urban policing.
Activists in Georgia are pushing for an end to Atlanta’s police exchange program. Seventy local organizations and leaders—including our organizations, Jewish Voice for Peace-Atlanta and Project South—are demanding that Atlanta get out of these deadly police exchanges…” Link To Full Article
Link To Article Deadly Exchange Research Report
Link To Article US Police Training/Amnesty International
Link To Article Israel Security Forces Training American Cops
Link To Video Israeli historian Ilan Pappé on the ethnic cleansing of Palestine
House Report: 116-442 NATIONAL DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION ACT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2021
Further Consolidated Appropriations Act 2020 | H.R. 1865 | Public Law 116-94