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This Social Media Campaign Is Bringing Israelis And Iranians Together

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 03.09.2015 | Impact

After rhetoric about Iran's nuclear energy and reports of a soured relationship between President Obama and the Israeli Prime Minister took over the n...

Friday Talking Points -- Obamacare Fails to Kill Jobs, Once Again

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.06.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Solicitor General Donald B. Verrilli Jr. is this week's Most Impressive Democrat of the Week award-winner, for doing a much better job arguing the case for President Obama's interpretation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act before the Supreme Court than he did the last time around.

Remembering the African-American/Jewish Coalition of Support for the March From Selma to Montgomery

Clarence B. Jones | Posted 05.05.2015 | Black Voices
Clarence B. Jones

Few leaders were more important to and decisive in mobilizing public opinion in support of the march than leaders from the American Jewish community. Ironically, it was this historic coalition that came to mind when I listened to and read the 24/7 media commentary around Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's recent speech to Congress.

Iran May Be a Security Threat but It's Not an 'Existential Threat'

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 05.04.2015 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

So if Stalinist Russia, Maoist China, and Kimist N. Korea can be deterred from using nuclear weapons by the threat of mutually assured nuclear destruction, why couldn't Iran be deterred?

Taking the High Road on Iran

Dina Badie | Posted 05.04.2015 | Politics
Dina Badie

Nestled between apocalyptic references in Netanyahu's speech yesterday was the assertion that "the difficult road is the one less travelled." Ironically enough, in the Middle East, the road to war is well worn while diplomacy is the route everyone seems to miss.

Did Bibi Lie To Congress? 5 Fact-Checked Claims From The Speech

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 03.04.2015 | World

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned in a controversial speech before the U.S. Congress on Tuesday that international negotiations over Ir...

Ali Watkins

Lawmakers Impressed But Unmoved By Bibi Speech | Ali Watkins | Posted 03.03.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu won applause, whoops and standing ovations on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, but conversations with ...

Netanyahu Speech

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.03.2015 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

Netanyahu Speech

Iran: Netanyahu Speech 'Boring And Repetitive'

Reuters | Posted 05.03.2015 | World

ANKARA, March 3 (Reuters) - Iran on Tuesday rejected Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to the U.S. Congress on Tehran's nuclear pro...

Jason Linkins

ICYMI: Here's Everything That Happened During The Netanyahu News Dump | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.03.2015 | Politics

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered an address to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday morning, an event that was -- for many Beltwa...

Obama: Netanyahu Offered No Viable Alternative To Iran Nuclear Talks

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 03.03.2015 | Politics

President Barack Obama said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu offered no "viable alternatives" to nuclear talks with Iran in his address to a ...

Jessica Schulberg

Netanyahu Tells Congress Current Deal Guarantees Iran Nuclear Weapons | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 03.03.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Capping his most controversial trip here, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appeared before Congress on Tuesday morning to convi...

Samantha Lachman

Susan Rice Delivers Tough Love To AIPAC About Iranian Nuclear Negotiations | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.03.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Susan Rice, President Barack Obama's national security adviser, buttered up the thousands of American Israel Public Affairs Committee po...

Warren, Franken Join Growing List Of Democrats Skipping Netanyahu Speech

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 03.03.2015 | Politics

Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Al Franken (D-Minn.) announced Monday that they will not attend Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Tues...

Obama: Rift Over Netanyahu Speech Not 'Permanently Destructive' To U.S.-Israeli Ties

Reuters | Posted 05.02.2015 | Politics

By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON, March 2 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama said on Monday that Iran should commit to a verifiable freez...

Netanyahu Warns Obama On Iran Deal, Says He Means No Disrespect

Reuters | Posted 05.02.2015 | Politics

(Adds White House comment, divisions among Israelis and Jewish Americans) By Dan Williams and Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTO...

Debating Bibi's Speech Is a Major Distraction

Amitai Etzioni | Posted 05.02.2015 | World
Amitai Etzioni

It diverts attention from, firstly, the endlessly more important issue of whether the deal that the Obama administration seems close to striking with Iran is one that serves the interests of the United States well, and, secondly, the question of the potential deal's effects on U.S. allies in the region and elsewhere, as well as on peace in the region and even the world.

Netanyahu's Takeover Bid

David Bromwich | Posted 05.01.2015 | Politics
David Bromwich

Netanyahu and his backers in Congress are an existential threat to the independence of American foreign policy.

Obama, Netanyahu On Collision Course 6 Years In The Making

AP | JULIE PACE & MATTHEW LEE | Posted 02.28.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — For six years, President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have been on a collision course over how to ha...

Top Obama Advisers Sharply Rebuke 'Destructive' Netanyahu Speech

AP | JULIE PACE and LAURIE KELLMAN | Posted 04.27.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trading barbs, the U.S. and Israel escalated their increasingly public spat Wednesday over Benjamin Netanyahu's GOP-engineered con...

John Kerry Appears To Take Swipe At Netanyahu

Reuters | Posted 04.26.2015 | Politics

(Adds Kerry on possible use of chlorine in Syria war, meetings on Syria and Iran, paragraphs 8-10) WASHINGTON, Feb 24 (Reuters) - U.S....

Netanyahu Is an Ass, But He's My Ass

Laura Goldman | Posted 04.26.2015 | World
Laura Goldman

Jewish Democrats need to suck it up and support Netanyahu's speech no matter how uncomfortable it makes them. Yes, this is the first time in a long time when Jews have had to choose between being a Jew or Democrat first. This isn't the big deal that some are making it

New Netanyahu Ad Likens PM To David Ben-Gurion

Benjamin Hart | Posted 02.22.2015 | World

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's new campaign ad compares the leader's defiance in seeking to address the U.S. Congress despite White House...

White House Looks To Undercut Netanyahu Speech

AP | MATTHEW LEE and JULIE PACE | Posted 02.20.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — In what is becoming an increasingly nasty grudge match, the White House is mulling ways to undercut Israeli Prime Minister Benjami...

Madeleine Albright: Netanyahu Should Deal With Problems 'In His Neighborhood' Instead Of Speaking To Congress

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.11.2015 | Politics

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said she thinks Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu should not travel to the United States to give ...