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REPORT: There Was An Israeli Spy In Al Gore's Bathroom

Newsweek | Jeff Stein | Posted 05.10.2014 | Politics

When White House national security advisor Susan Rice’s security detail cleared her Jerusalem hotel suite for bugs and intruders Tuesday night, they...

Israel: Iran Deal Based On 'Deception'

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister harshly condemned the international community's nuclear deal with Iran on Sunday, calling it a "historic mi...

U.S. Allies Frustrated With Obama's Aversion To Mideast Conflicts

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

By Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON, Oct 25 (Reuters) - From Saudi Arabia to Israel, traditional U.S. allies in the Middle East are beginnin...

The Lessons of Sabra and Shatila 1982

Barry Lando | Posted 11.17.2012 | World
Barry Lando

An op-ed piece in the New York Times detailing U.S. complicity with the Sabra and Shatila slaughter is a must-read for anyone trying to fathom the dynamics between Israeli and American leaders.

The Normality of the Unexpected

Clarence B. Jones | Posted 04.09.2012 | World
Clarence B. Jones

It will be impossible for us to control or insulate ourselves from events in the Middle East as long as we remain dependent on oil from the region and committed to honor our military defense of Israel.

Israel And U.S. To Stage Major Defense Drill

AP | By IAN DEITCH | Posted 03.06.2012 | World

JERUSALEM -- The Israeli military is gearing up together with U.S. forces for a major missile defense exercise, the Israeli military announced Thursda...

Israeli Parliament Applauds Glenn Beck During Visit

AP | Posted 09.10.2011 | World

JERUSALEM -- Conservative U.S. television commentator Glenn Beck received several rounds of applause by Israeli lawmakers as he voiced his unequivocal...

On The Middle East, They Are All Weiners

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 08.09.2011 | World
MJ Rosenberg

It is clear that Congress cares about Israel's security only a little more than the Netanyahu government cares about the interests of the United States (or, for that matter, Israel's). Each is using the other.

Israeli Prime Minister Speaks To U.S. Congress In Rare Address

Posted 07.24.2011 | World

AMY TEIBEL, Associated Press WASHINGTON -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the U.S. Congress on Tuesday that he was willing to make ...

Obama: Differences With Israeli PM Are Disputes 'Between Friends'

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 07.20.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — In a blunt display of differences, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejected the idea of using his country's 1967 boundari...

Israeli PM's Furious Phone Call To Clinton Before Obama's Speech

The New York Times | HELENE COOPER | Posted 07.20.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- As Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel heads to the White House on Friday for the seventh meeting since President Obama took off...

Netanyahu Tries To Play Down Tensions With US

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) JERUSALEM — Israel's leader tried to play down tensions with the U.S. on Sunday after a rocky meeting at the White House last week, saying ...

Ready to Rumble in the Middle East?

Michael Brenner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Brenner

If administration officials want to avoid a close concert of the Iranians, Syrians, Hamas and Hezbollah, then they should cease making the casual, convenient assumption that they're all a bunch of bad guys out to get us. That is a self-serving, intellectually lazy notion nurtured by many inside and outside the White House. It can only lead us into blind alleys. That is, unless one sees all these intricate issues liable to resolution by confrontation with the prospect of war.

Netanyahu In London Vows To Seeks Compromise With U.S. On Israeli Settlements

AP | MATTI FRIEDMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hopes to defuse an unusually public spat with the United States over West Bank settlements wh...

GOP Delegation In Israel Contradicts U.S. Policy

AP | JEN THOMAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

JERUSALEM — The Obama administration's policy on Israel is misguided, puts too much emphasis on the issue of settlements and ignores the bigger ...

West Bank Settlers Send Defiant Message To Obama, "That Arab They Call A President"

nytimes.com | ETHAN BRONNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NERIA, West Bank In this land of endless history and ethereal beauty, several thousand Jewish settlers gathered on a dozen West Bank hills with makesh...

Israel Rejects U.S. Call To Halt Jerusalem Project

AP | AMY TEIBEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel on Sunday rejected a U.S. demand to suspend a planned housing project in east Jerusalem, threatening to further complicate an...

Israel To Hold Missile Test In US

Al Jazeera English | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Israel is set to hold a missile test on a US missile range in the Pacific Ocean in an exercise that will also see the US test three missile defence sy...

US, Israel Close To Settlement Deal: Ehud Barak

Jerusalem Post | JPOST.COM STAFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Before heading back to Israel from New York following his meeting with US Mideast envoy George Mitchell, Defense Minister Ehud Barak said Wednesday mo...

Israel Pulling Forces Out Of 4 West Bank Cities After Obama Pressure

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Bowing to pressure from Washington, Israel granted U.S.-trained Palestinian security forces greater autonomy in four main West Bank ...

Netanyahu Doesn't Care About Obama's Peace Plan: MJ Rosenberg

Israel Policy Forum | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

There can be no doubt: Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu does not much care what President Obama thinks about negotiations with the Palestinians. He s...

US Plans To Sell Israel 1,000 Bunker-Busting Bombs

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The U.S. plans to sell Israel 1,000 buster-bunker bombs which Israeli military experts said Monday could provide a powerful new weapon against underg...