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Support for Jews, Israelites, All People, Translates Into Support for Obama

Ed Koch | Posted 10.07.2012 | New York
Ed Koch

I wrote an op-ed supporting the president's reelection, which appeared in one of Florida's most important newspapers, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. I thought that you would like to see it. What do you think of my comments?

Nobel Winner Obama Owes the World Courageous Act for Peace

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 12.12.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

President Obama needs to match tough military decisions with equally tough political ones that are not popular with some constituencies but are very much in the American national interest.

Obama Plan Rumor For Israel-Palestine

Yahoo! News | Stephen Collinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON (AFP) -- Washington's foreign policy echo chamber is reverberating with speculation that President Barack Obama could try to blow open the ...

Americans and Ramallah Youth

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

Has it become acceptable among Palestinians to wear a hat or a T-shirt praising Americans? The answer most respondents had can be summarized in two words: Barack Obama.

I'm American, But to Israel I'm a Number

Hammad Hammad | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Hammad Hammad

"Void in Israel, see Palestinian ID #." That's what an Israeli stamp states in Hebrew on my American passport. In Israel, I am a numbered Palestinian despite my American citizenship.

Gaza: the Audacity to Survive

Hani Almadhoun | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Hani Almadhoun

A day after Israel ended its assault in Gaza Strip, my family (like countless other civilians) finally returned to the ruined remnants of their former lives and homes.

Obama Speaks Out On Israel-Palestine

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is calling on Israel and Hamas to take steps aimed at ensuring that the cease-fire that's in place in Gaza w...

100 Days: Obama Phones Palestinian President

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

U.S. President Barack Obama pledged in a telephone call on Wednesday to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to try to achieve Middle East peace, a Pal...

Whatever it Takes

Diane Perlman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Diane Perlman

President Obama, please lead us in healing wounds, compensating losses, and using principles of restorative justice rather than punitive approaches. Time doesn't heal wounds, people do.

Palestinians Have Little Faith Obama Will Help Peace Talks

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

OCCUPIED JERUSALEM: Most Palestinians think the election of Barack Obama as US president will have no impact on the chances of a solution to the conf...

Diminishing Hope: A Leading Palestinian Responds to Barack Obama

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

2008-07-26-clemonspull.jpgI interviewed non-violence advocate Mustafa Barghouti yesterday found his hope in Obama being replaced by 'disappointment.'

Republicans Spout Typical Drivel to Demonize Obama as Anti-Israel

Ira Forman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ira Forman

When McCain's supporters attack Obama on Israel they often rake the presumptive Democratic nominee over to coals for positions that represent a bipartisan consensus.

Rachel Weiner

Report: Obama "Corrected" Statement On Undivided Jerusalem | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATED BELOW Barack Obama caused a stir in June when he said at AIPAC that Jerusalem should not be divided. He quickly clarified the remark in respo...

Obama Headed To Frequently-Targeted Israeli Town

AP | BY DAVID ESPO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

AMMAN, Jordan — Democratic presidential contender Barack Obama vowed Tuesday to work for a breakthrough in Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiation...

Palestinian Official: Obama To Visit West Bank

CNN's Political Ticker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama will be visiting the Palestinian Authority president in the West Bank next week, a Palestinian gov...

Obama's Man In Gaza

John Liebhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Liebhardt

Palestinian college students dial American voters in support of Obama. But many Middle East bloggers oppose him, railing at his perceived policy hesitations, antisemitism, softness on Israel, abandonment of Islam.