PEACE NOW (ISRAELI LEFT) EXPOSED

HOW AMERICANS FOR PEACE NOW (APN) SUPPORTS THE ARABS

By Bernard J. Shapiro

The following chart demonstrates clearly how closely the positions of APN parallel those of Arab/PLO positions. (Written and published originally in 1993.)

 

Position or Policy Peace Now Arab PLO Freeman Center
Shapiro/AFSI
1. Israel should return to 1967 borders YES YES NO
2. Status of Jerusalem should be negotiated with Palestinians YES YES NO
3. Jews have the right to settle in Judea, Samaria, and Gaza NO NO YES
4. Jewish settlements in Judea, Samaria, & Gaza are illegal YES YES NO

5. Supported linking the loan guarantees to a freeze in settlement

YES YES NO
6. Favors American pressure to force an Israeli withdrawal to '67 borders YES YES NO
7. When an Arab mob attacks Israeli soldiers and some Arabs are killed, this situation is described as: HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATION HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATION SELF-DEFENSE

8. Israeli control of Judea, Samaria, and Gaza is the cause of the Arab-Israeli Conflict

YES YES NO
9. Slander Israel in the Media and International Conferences YES YES NO
10.Wish to strip Israel of the strategic mountain ranges in Judea, Samaria, & Golan making it vulnerable to attack YES YES NO

 

IF IT LOOKS LIKE A DUCK, WALKS LIKE A DUCK,
QUACKS LIKE A DUCK, AND BEHAVES LIKE A DUCK,
THEN ONE CAN ASSUME THAT IT IS A DUCK
OR AT LEAST
PRO-DUCK.



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