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Netanyahu Goes On Sunday Talk Shows To Blast Iran Nuclear Deal

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 04.05.2015 | World

Days after coming out against the recently announced framework agreement that aims to reduce Iran's nuclear capabilities, Israeli Prime Minister Benja...

Obama White House Unmoved As Bibi Backtracks On Rejecting Two-State Solution

Reuters | Matt Spetalnick & Doina Chiacu | Posted 03.20.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, March 19 (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denied on Thursday abandoning his commitment to the eventual creation of a ...

Friends in High Places: The Jewish Story of Purim

Tamar Frankiel, Ph.D. | Posted 05.02.2015 | Religion
Tamar Frankiel, Ph.D.

The story as handed down appears in the biblical Book of Esther. The setting was ancient Persia, probably 2400 years ago. The Jewish minority was well assimilated, but viciously hated by some, including a powerful minister of state named Haman.

Akbar Shahid Ahmed

Netanyahu: Everything's Fine!

HuffingtonPost.com | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 03.03.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made his most detailed comments yet here on Monday about his spat with the Obama administratio...

The Netanyahu Disaster

The Atlantic | Posted 01.27.2015 | World

Benjamin Netanyahu believes he has just one job, and that is to stop Iran from getting hold of nuclear weapons....

Chris Wallace, Shep Smith Criticize Netanyahu's Visit To Congress

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 01.26.2015 | Media

Fox News' Shep Smith and Chris Wallace lashed out at Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday following Wednesday's announcement that he wo...

Akbar Shahid Ahmed

Iran Sanctions Supporters Don't Want To Improve Nuclear Talks. They Want To Destroy Them.

HuffingtonPost.com | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 01.23.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) appeared to have pulled off a masterful political victory against the Obama administration Wednesday...

Israel's Netanyahu Fumes At Reportedly Being Called 'Chickensh*t' By U.S. Official

Reuters | Posted 12.29.2014 | World

By Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM, Oct 29 (Reuters) - An anonymous U.S. official's reported description of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...

Laura Bassett

Netanyahu Gushes About His Relationship With Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 10.05.2014 | Politics

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is feeling "quite good" about his relationship with President Barack Obama, he said in a Sunday interview. ...

Is Obama Turning His Back on Peace in the Middle East?

Ali Younes | Posted 05.18.2013 | World
Ali Younes

On Tuesday President Barack Obama embarked on his least anticipated trip to the Middle East that will take him to Israel, the Palestinian territories ...

Obama 2, Netanyahu 0

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 03.26.2013 | World
MJ Rosenberg

While the Israeli election did not change anything in terms of Israeli policy, it did severely weaken Prime Minister Netanyahu vis a vis President Obama. From now on, Netanyahu's confrontational rhetoric directed at Washington will sound tinny. It is Obama who holds the winning cards.

Obama and Netanyahu Are in Lock-Step Agreement: Will That Continue? Should It?

Dan Raviv | Posted 01.19.2013 | World
Dan Raviv

The prime minister's political foes still hope that Obama will wreak revenge. Perhaps, they say, the Gaza crisis will motivate America's leader to announce a bid for Israeli-Palestinian peace that would expose Netanyahu as an opponent of peace.

Netanyahu Obama

Jeff Danziger | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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Campaign 2012: Playing the Israel Card

Bob Burnett | Posted 11.21.2012 | Politics
Bob Burnett

A dangerous situation has developed and it's surprising that it hasn't gotten more notice. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is trying to influence the 2012 presidential election by garnering votes for his friend, Mitt Romney.

Obama Avoids Meeting With Netanyahu

Reuters | Posted 11.11.2012 | World

By Matt Spetalnick and Allyn Fisher-Ilan WASHINGTON/JERUSALEM, Sept 11 (Reuters) - In a highly unusual rebuff to a close ally, the White House said...

Your Red Lines Are Not Our Red Lines

Dr. Charles G. Cogan | Posted 05.27.2012 | World
Dr. Charles G. Cogan

With negotiations about to start next month between Iran and the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council plus Germany, this is hardly the moment to roil the atmosphere with saber-rattling talk.

The "Existential Threat" to Israel Is Israel

John Tirman | Posted 05.12.2012 | World
John Tirman

The nearly complete mastery of U.S. politics that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu again displayed in Washington last week belies a dark reality for the Jewish State.

Turning the Tables On Netanyahu

Dr. Charles G. Cogan | Posted 05.04.2012 | World
Dr. Charles G. Cogan

After twice flouting the president of the United States, Netanyahu has returned to a position of supplicant.

Bibi's Attack on Israeli Democracy

Reza Aslan | Posted 01.15.2012 | World
Reza Aslan

Israel is still a democracy, and its citizens would like to keep it that way. But when Israel's friends fail to speak up against the government's assault on that democracy, it is Israel's enemies who benefit.

Sam Stein

Romney Takes A Swipe At Obama After Hot-Mic Moment

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama's hot-mic moment with French President Nicolas Sarkozy was more embarrassing for the latter than the former, with the French pr...

Obama: Surrendered Wife to Israel?

John Feffer | Posted 07.24.2011 | Politics
John Feffer

Obama's temerity was the functional equivalent of a wife saying to her husband, "I love you, but could you please take out the garbage once in a while?" Netanyahu, the domineering husband, blows up when he hears a "but."

Memo to Obama: 'Shalom Chaver' Can Be Worth the West Bank

Carlo Strenger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carlo Strenger

While Netanyahu needs pressure from the US to convince his electorate that he has no choice but to cooperate, Obama must, at the same time, persuade Israelis of America's friendship with Israel

Latest US-Israeli Point Of Tension Sparked By American Developer's Housing Plans

Huffington Post | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

This story has been updated The latest housing controversy that's throwing a wrench in US-Israeli relations was sparked by an American developer, who...

AIPAC Lashes Out At Obama Administration Over Israel Statements

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The American Israel Public Affairs Committee, the pro-Israel lobbying group, released a statement over the weekend lacing into President Obama for wha...

At Obama Israel Summit, Netanyahu Will Defend Settlement Growth, Says Aide

Haaretz. | Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will defend the expansion of West Bank settlements when he meets U.S. President Barack Obama and Palestinian Preside...