Information Clearing House Newsletter 30 August, 2010: U.S. Government Prepares for 'Crisis'

30 August, 2010 — Information Clearing House

Abbas is a Man in Exile, Even Among His Own
By Omar Karmi
Mahmoud Abbas, the Palestinian president, faces a crisis of credibility among his own people as he heads into direct talks with Israel in Washington this week.

Hamas, the I.R.A. and Us
The resumption of peace talks without any Israeli commitment to freeze settlements is another significant victory for the Israel lobby and the Israeli government. It allows Israel to pose as a willing peacemaker while carrying on with business as usual.

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VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 30 August, 2010: McCarthy in Israel

30 August, 2010 — VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

East Jerusalem neighborhood attacked by Israeli soldiers; at least 4 detained
IMEMC – 31 Aug 2010 – Monday August 30, 2010 – 17:35, The Silwan neighborhood, which has been the site of an Israeli municipal plan to rid the neighborhood of its Palestinian residents, came under fire once again on Monday when Israeli forces invaded to abduct Palestinians that they claim took part in clashes with settlers last Thursday.

Israeli forces invade Rafah; clashes reported
IMEMC – 31 Aug 2010 – Monday August 30, 2010 – 17:09, Late Sunday night, Israeli tanks, bulldozers and armored vehicles invaded the southern Gaza Strip, east of Rafah, and began bulldozing land in the An-Nahda neighborhood.

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