USAID funding request by Yani "Jews Suck" Haigh, former Bush counterterrorism envoy to the OSCE Kamal Nawash, and Rafi Gassel

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This is the authentic text of the USAID funding application originally found on Haigh's "imagonullius" server. Since becoming aware that the URL of the application was revealed to me, he replaced this file with a file containing various insults and a likely spurious virus threat.

Text of USAID funding request by Yani "Jews Suck" Haigh, former Bush counterterrorism envoy to the OSCE...

USAID/WBG FY 2012 CMM APS

Project title: The Path to a Shared FutureApplicant organization: Free Muslims Coalition Against Terrorism 1050 17th St., NW, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036 Total amount of USAID funds requested: $995,500 (USD) Period of program: 24 months Geographic area of implementation: Israel and Palestine West Bank and Gaza Brief description of program: This program seeks to identify the key needs and values of the population of Israel-Palestine, construct agreed plans, test these plans and promote their implementation though the political process by engaging the population at the local and international level to pressure the Israeli government to hold a referendum on the future of Israel-Palestine.

Contact person regarding this application: Name: Kamal Nawash Email: President@freemuslims.org Telephone: 202-776-7190 DUNS Number: 362809894

ContentsContents .................................................................................................................................................. 2 Background ............................................................................................................................................. 3 Project Proposal The Path to a Shared Future ..................................................................................... 4 Israeli and Palestinian Teams .......................................................................................................... 5 Conferences .................................................................................................................................... 5 Written Proposals ........................................................................................................................... 5 Community Consultation ................................................................................................................ 6 On the Web and Project Naming .................................................................................................... 6 Actions to Create Change................................................................................................................ 6 Timetable ........................................................................................................................................ 7 Performance Measurement ............................................................................................................ 7 Summary ......................................................................................................................................... 7 Notes ............................................................................................................................................... 8 Key Profiles.......................................................................................................................................... 9 Management Structure..................................................................................................................... 11 Budget Spreadsheet .......................................................................................................................... 12 Budget Narrative ............................................................................................................................... 13 Appendix 1 Technology ..................................................................................................................... 14 Appendix 2 The Best Plans Project .................................................................................................... 14 Appendix 3 Additional Member Profiles........................................................................................... 15

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BackgroundThe Free Muslims Coalition (FMC) is a not for profit 501(C)3 organization that is located in Washington DC. In 2005 FMC created a Taskforce on Israel-Palestine which initiated a program to reach a peaceful solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict. The Taskforce attempted to ascertain the minimum requirements that the majority of Israelis and Palestinians would need to reach a peace agreement. The program was termed The Path to a Shared Future. The program differed from other peace efforts in that it did not presume a particular solution, whether a Two-State, One-State or any other solution. Instead, the participants were asked many questions including the minimum rights that one would be required to accept a peaceful solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict. Another question dealt with the freedom of movement, labor and access that one would require to Israel-Palestine. Another question dealt with minimum security guaranties that one would require. Over a period of five years, several hundred people were interviewed and based on the results of the interviews a narrowly tailored solution was designed that fit the minimum requirements the majority of the participants. In 2011, the Free Muslims Coalition partnered with the Gershon Baskin of the Israel-Palestine Center for Research and Information and Felix Dane of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and Doron Tzur of the Task Force on Israel-Palestine to produce a historic workshop and conference in Jerusalem called The Best Plans Project. That event was historic because it was the first known conference to bring together liberals, conservatives, secularists, and religious; Jews, Muslims, Christians; men and women to find the best plans for a peaceful long term solution to the Israeli - Palestinian Conflict. During the conference, Free Muslims Coalition wore two hats, one within the projects activities organizing conference activities where authors presented plans which were voted on by a diverse audience of Israelis and Palestinians. The second hat was that of a presenter where the Free Muslims presented a plan that was produced based on the feedback from The Path to a Shared Future program. During the same period, the Free Muslims organized three additional events in Bait Jala, Tele Aviv and Ariel University which is located in one of the largest Jewish settlements in the West Bank. Each of the above events was historic in that it brought together unimaginable groups of people in one auditorium to seek a peaceful solution. The most notable event was the one that was organized at Ariel settlement in which the Free Muslims arranged for three dozen Palestinians from the West Bank to travel to Ariel for the above mentioned conference. Some of the News coverage from the events may be found at the following locations:

http://www.jpost.com/VideoArticles/Video/Article.aspx?id=251386 http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/151200 http://www.indynewsisrael.com/jews-palestinians-hold-alternative-conference-in-ariel http://www.alhayat-j.com/newsite/details.php?opt=3&id=154775&cid=2421

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Project Proposal The Path to a Shared FutureThe current proposal seeks to incorporate the lessons from the past programs to create nationswide programs that seek the involvement of people who are representative of all segments of Israeli and Palestinian communities. The goal is to find a peaceful solution that may be accepted by the majority of Palestinians and Israelis. This proposal involves the selection of two teams of Palestinians and Israelis who are representative of the various ideologies, views and schools of thought that are found in Palestinian and Israeli societies. The two teams, made up of approximately six individuals each, will be required to attend organized workshops and seminars throughout Palestine and Israel to engage Israelis and Palestinians who are representative of the general populations about the minimum contacts, rights and access that they would require to accept a political solution. The seminars will not presume a particular solution such as two-state or one-state solution. The actual proposed solution or solutions will be attempted at the end of the process after the Israeli and Palestinian teams become exposed to the wishes of population and share their findings in the structured reporting process. For example, if the majorities on both sides do not want to have anything to do with each other or the others territory, then perhaps a solution based on the two-state solution will be best. However, if the majorities want to travel and work freely between Israel and Palestine or have the right to live anywhere between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea then perhaps a solution would need to resemble a European Union type of arrangement, a federation, confederation or a solution based on a shared future rather than total separation. The idea here is that the solution is decided by the masses rather than a select number of negotiators. It is a process where decision making begins at the bottom and moves up the hierarchy rather than begin at the top and moves down to the masses. The Free Muslims seeks to organize conferences throughout Israel, the West Bank and Gaza. Where possible the audiences will be made up of Israelis and Palestinians that are representative of the general populations. Consequently, some of the conferences in Palestine will be held in area C but other conferences will be held in areas within the exclusive control of the Palestinian authority. When conferences are held in Israel, we will seek travel permits for Palestinians from the West Bank and Gaza. When that is not possible then we will seek Palestinian participants from Jerusalem or Palestinian citizens of Israel. Each event will be broadcast live over the internet to ensure unprecedented levels of ease of involvement for those who are unable to attend in person. The scale of these events is likely to vary from small groups of 5-10 up to bigger audiences and formats more akin to conferences. Experiences from conferences in The Best Plans Project indicate that the difficulties of acquiring permits and