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June 2006 Archives

Legislative Round-Up - June 30, 2006

I. Senate Moves on FY07 ForOps II. S. 2370 vs. H.R. 4681 III. Bills and Resolutions

(6/27/06) APN provides a comparison chart for HR 4682 and S. 2370, the recently passed legislation

Q. What challenges and dilemmas does the Palestinian attack at Kerem Shalom present for Israeli decision-makers? Q. does Israel's policy for detaining suspected terrorists compare to the U.S.?

June 26, 2006 - Vol. 7, Issue 47

Peace Now Briefs Israeli Government On Outposts: The Israeli Peace Now movement testified before an Israeli ministerial committee on illegal settlement outposts, chaired by Justice Minister Haim Ramon. Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni, Culture, Science and Sport Minister Ophir Pines-Paz, Tourism Minister Yitzhak Herzog, and Public Security Minister Avi Dichter...

Legislative Round-up - June 23, 2006

I. S. 2370 Update; II. FY07 Defense Authorization Bill; III. Bills and Resolutions

APN Welcomes Senate Passage of Hamas Legislation

APN today welcomed the Senate's passage of S. 2370 -- the House companion version of this legislation, passed earlier this year, despite strong opposition from APN and the Bush Administration.

June 16, 2006 - Vol. 7, Issue 46

Reluctant To Realign: The annual in-depth survey of Israeli Jewish opinion from the Jaffe Center for Strategic Studies found that Israelis may be willing for another unilateral move, even a big one, but they ain't necessarily happy about it.

Q. What should the Bush administration be doing...? Q. Has PM Olmert's approach to disengagement changed...?

APN Legislative Round-Up - June 16, 2006

I. FY07 ForOps Update II. FY06 Supplemental Update III. S. 2370 Update IV. Senate Rejects Iran Sanctions V. Bills and Resolutions VI. House letter to NATO VII. Spotlight on Palestinian Christians

Settlements in Focus Is Olmert Getting Serious About Outposts? (Vol.2, Issue 9) A publication of Americans for Peace Now What has Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said regarding his commitment to deal with outposts? ...

Q. What exactly is the Palestinian's "prisoners' document"...? Q. Is the "Eyland" plan a realistic idea?

June 12, 2006 - Vol. 7, Issue 45

The Prisoners' Game: A new survey of Palestinian public opinion from Birzeit University found that 77% of Palestinians support the "Prisoners' Document," versus 19% who oppose it.

Legislative Round-Up - June 9, 2006

I. House Debates FY07 ForOps; II. Update on HR 4939 (the Supplemental); III. S. 2370 Update; IV. New Bills and Resolutions

Q. Why do Jordan's King Abdullah and Egypt's President Husni Mubarak want Olmert to back off from the disengagement plan. Q. Hizballah in southern Lebanon reportedly now has Iranian rockets with a range that reaches south of Tel Aviv. What are the strategic ramifications for Israel of Hizballah's Iranian rockets?

June 5, 2006 - Vol. 7, Issue 44

Line Drive Single: Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert received a bit of a shock from U.S. officials during diplomatic talks in Jerusalem. They told him that even after the prime minister's visit to Washington, the chances that the U.S. would recognize the lines to which Israel would withdraw, after realignment, as permanent borders, are close to zero.