Security Expert Alpher answers questions on: Adjusting border to move Israeli Arabs into Palestinian State, and Lebanon presidential elections in September
July 2007 Archives
RETURN OF THE PROCESS; SAVING OLMERT; PALESTINIAN POLITICS; FACTS ON THE GROUND;
Q's re: Ahmadinezhad visit to Damascus and Darfur refugees coming to Israel
I. Bills and Resolutions: II. Dear Colleagues
"While President Bush is setting the table for the international conference that he is planning for September to push for Israeli-Palestinian peace, he may want to consider a table for two, on the side, where Israel and Syria can talk peace and avert war."
Q. How close is Israel to new Knesset elections? Q. ...Is (a new election) the most likely way forward for the PLO/PA?
BRINKSMANSHIP; BUSH SPEECH A 'YAWN?; MORE PERMANENT THAN INTERIM; TICKING CLOCK FOR A TWO-STATE SOLUTION; UNDERMINING ISRAELI SECURITY...
I. Bills and Resolutions
Write President Bush to thank him for focusing on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
"The vital interests of both the U.S. and Israel demand sober, pragmatic policies, not moralizing and sloganeering."
Questions are on the year anniversary of the Second Lebanon War, and the seeming centrality of Syria in Israeli security thinking
A WAY FORWARD; SYRIA FIRST; CLEAR INTELLIGENCE; ACTIVE RETIREMENT
I. Bills and Resolutions II. ForOps Bill -- Senate Version
Listen to the briefing call from Monday, July 9th, featuring Mark Rosenblum, APN Founder
Good news! A resolution signaling strong support for U.S. engagement to achieve progress toward Israeli-Palestinian peace may be brought to a vote on the Senate floor this week.
Q. How does PM Ehud Olmert's coalition reshuffle affect his government's chances of surviving the next Winograd report? Q. Is Olmert now better positioned to deal more effectively with the Palestinian issue? Q. Meanwhile, Egypt appears to be taking its distance from Abbas in favor of a more balanced approach to Hamas in Gaza. What are the Egyptians trying to achieve?
(July, 2007) Israel's Peace Now movement released a report showing that the borders of Israeli settlements in the West Bank extend far beyond the actual built-up area of the settlements...
ELECTION '08; PERSECUTION COMPLEX; WILD WEST (BANK); SETTLEMENTS MATTER;
Israel's Peace Now movement released a report showing that the borders of Israeli settlements in the West Bank extend far beyond the actual built-up area of the settlements
Peace Now reveals the differences between the official and actual boundaries of settlements
Listen to the briefing call from Monday, July 9th, featuring Debra DeLee, APN President & CEO, and Mark Rosenblum, APN Founder
ON THE HORIZON; MORE THAN WORDS; ROADBLOCKS TO PEACE?; CHANGING TUNES; EXTENDING AN OLIVE BRANCH
Q's are on Israel/American response to British uniion boycotts, and significance of the mysterious death in London of Ashraf Marwan...