I. New bills and resolutions II. Deja Vu? New PATA Bill in the House; III. Final Update on Nelson-Ensign Letter; IV. New ME Initiative from Rep. Wolf
March 2007 Archives
APN Provides a table comparing the new text with both HR 4681 (as passed by the House) and S. 2370, as passed by the House and Senate to become PL 109-234.
Q. Between Condoleezza Rice's visit and the Arab summit in Riyadh, where is the Israeli-Palestinian peace process heading? Q. Is Shimon Peres running for president or for prime minister of Israel?
APN welcomed the Arab League's reaffirmation of its land-for-peace plan and urged the United States and Israel to engage with the plan as a basis for negotiations.
Write your Senators to thank them / make you voice known about the important "Nelson-Ensign Letter...
On Passover, we acknowledge the struggle that Israel and her neighbors still wage for peace and security.
OCCUPATION ATROPHIES IDF; SUPPORT FOR SAUDI PEACE INITIATIVE; PALESTINIANS SUPPORT ARAB LEAGUE PLAN, JEWISH STATE; GAZA INVASION NOW?;
Q. The relevant parties worldwide all seem to have formulated different criteria for deciding whether and when to talk to the new PA unity government. Can you make sense out of this? Q. What was the commotion over the "naming" of last summer's war in Lebanon?
I. Update on Senate Letter to Rice; II. APN on the revised Senate letter; III. AIPAC on Senate letter; IV. Update on House letter(s) to Solana; V. Update on Palestinian Security Assistance VI. New bills and resolutions
Q. What are the prospects for the new Palestinian government to succeed? Q. How is the Likud party under Binyamin Netanyahu positioning itself...?
BOYCOTT THE PA; TALK TO ABU MAZEN; THIS LAND IS MY LAND; SECOND CHANCES...
APN welcomed changes made to a letter circulating in the Senate to be sent to Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. The revised letter is a step in the right direction,
I. Bills and Resolutions II. APN on the Nelson-Ensign Letter III. APN on Iran
A central "ask" for AIPAC lobbying is to sign this letter re: expanded sanctions for the Palestinian Authority
Letter relates to expanded sanctions against the Palestinian Authority...
Israel's Peace Now movement today released official data it received from the Israeli government, validating the findings of its November 2006 report that vast portions of Israeli settlements in the West Bank are built on land which the government recognizes as privately owned by Palestinians.
APN urges Senators to take a careful look at the letter in preparation of being lobbied on it as part of the AIPAC policy conference
Transcripts, Documents, etc relating to the Saudi Peace Plan which was later passed by the Arab Summit in 2002
See the Saudi initiative from 1981 and a Time magazine article about it
This article made public the existence of a Saudi Peace Plan
Saudi Crown Prince speech before the Fourteenth Arab Summit
For sake of comparison only to final text
From the Summit of the Council of the League of Arab States
APN called on the Bush Administration to change course on Iran in favor of limited, constructive engagement, characterized by a combination of carrots and sticks.
Q. What can we learn from PM Ehud Olmert's Winograd Commission testimony? Q. Can you expand amending the refugee/right of return clause in the Saudi Initiative?
ISRAELI PRAISE FOR ARAB PEACE PLAN; MAKING PEACE WITH HALF OF THE PALESTINIANS; REMEMBERING THE SASSON REPORT...
I. Bills, Dear Colleagues, and Letters II. AIPAC on the Hill: Doubling Down On the Palestinians... III. ...And on Iran
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APN commended King Abdullah II of Jordan for urging the Bush administration and Congress to take the lead in making Israeli-Palestinian peace a reality.
Transcript of the speech given by the Jordanian King on March 7, 2007
Following in the tradition of Purim satire, Peace Now held a mock Cabinet meeting...
Q. ...era of multilateralism in dealing with Middle East conflicts/crises? Q. ...where do key Labor figures stand with regard to peace process issues...?
NOT YOUR FATHER'S SAUDI INITIATIVE; NEW QUARTET TACT; ET TU, BAKER?; U.S. AID TO ISRAEL REVISITED; PERETZ ON THE ROPES...
I. Bills and Resolutions II. Bush's Double-Standard on Engagement with Syria
Write to Rice! Pressuring Israel not to even talk with Syria was unjustified all along. Continuing this pressure now is plain hypocrisy.