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October 2006 Archives

APN Calls on Bush to Intervene to Prevent War in Gaza

APN sent a letter to President Bush which offers several measures that could be immediately taken to prevent bloodshed and further regional instability...

Q. will the Olmert government function on strategic security issues with Lieberman/Yisrael Beiteinu? Q. ...Israel's strategic interests re: timing, scope and nature of a US withdrawal from Iraq?

"Judging by Lieberman's statements and style, this development is potentially disastrous to peace efforts in the region." said Debra DeLee, APN President & CEO

Q. ...Where are Israeli-Palestinian relations heading? Q. ...What would be the Israeli rationale for attacking Iran?

APN interviews Yesh Din, an Israeli human rights organization that released a report "A Semblance of Law - Law Enforcement upon Israeli Civilians in the West Bank"

BACK FROM VACATION! Alpher responds to questions on Avigdor Lieberman and the performance thus far of the reinforced UNIFIL contingent in southern Lebanon?

Rice said: "I know the commitment of the people in this room and of the American Task Force on Palestine that one day indeed there will be a Palestinian state living side-by-side in peace with Israel.

"...settlers, taking advantage of Israelis' (and the media's) focus on the war with Hezbollah, used the summer of 2006 to expand outposts."

Take Action NOW! Israel's Yediot Aharonot newspaper reported today that President Bush "sent tough messages to Israel in the past few days about the possibility that Jerusalem might renew negotiations with the Syrians." The article further explains that the Israelis "understood from President Bush that the United States would not take kindly to reopening a dialogue between Israel and Syria..." The messages were reportedly sent in the wake of Syrian declarations ...

APN today expressed outrage following reports that President Bush pressured Israel to refuse Syrian calls for renewed peace talks

APN's Mark Rosenblum will moderate this program featuring Khalil Shikaki and Asher Arian

Debra DeLee - APN President & CEO: "...APN also opens a new page in our organization's operations. We start the new year reorganized and re-energized..."

10/3/06 saw many reporting on Peace Now's Report on Settlements & Outposts -- several are included here

APN Legislative Round-Up - September 22 & 29, 2006

I. New Bills and Resolutions II. Action on a new "Iran Freedom Support Act"