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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...

Boehner/Netanyahu: 'So Smart, They're Stupid'

James Zogby | Posted 01.24.2015 | Politics
James Zogby

So the ever self-assured Netanyahu relishes the opportunity that his agents cooked up for him to once again demonstrate that he, together with his Republican allies, can dominate Washington. The fact that his appearance comes just weeks before the Israeli election is "icing on the cake."

Why Obama-Netanyahu Fracas Is About Politics in Israel, Not Iran

Martin van Creveld | Posted 01.23.2015 | World
Martin van Creveld

Most people think that the recent fracas between Jerusalem and Washington is about Iran. They are wrong. Israel has what it takes to turn much of Iran into a radioactive desert. Nor are the mullahs unaware of that fact. It is about Netanyahu playing the Jewish-American card for the upcoming elections in Israel.

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...

Obama Will Not Meet With Netanyahu During Trip To Washington

AP | By JULIE PACE | Posted 01.22.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's planned trip to Washington in March is kicking up a diplomatic dust storm in the natio...

Nancy Pelosi Calls John Boehner Invite To Benjamin Netanyahu Inappropriate

AP | LAURIE KELLMAN | Posted 01.22.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The leader of the House Democrats said Thursday that Republican Speaker John Boehner blundered when he invited Israeli Prime Minis...

U.S. Leaders Ditch 'Charlie Hebdo' Rally

Amanda Botfeld | Posted 01.12.2015 | World
Amanda Botfeld

Following a week of deadly shootings, nearly 4 million people took a stand and marched against terrorism on Sunday, the largest public gathering in France's history. Over 40 of the world's top leaders marched together in solidarity. We should've been there.

Security Council Vote Legitimizes Israeli Occupation

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 01.05.2015 | World
Daoud Kuttab

Maybe the vote in the council was merely a step in a larger scheme that will legitimize going to various international agencies. But the world community, and especially the US, have failed in their mission and have indirectly legitimized the illegal Israeli occupation.

Israel Threatens Response

Reuters | Posted 12.31.2014 | World

JERUSALEM, Dec 31 (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday threatened "steps in reponse" to Palestinian President Mahmoud Ab...

Is Netanyahu Finished?

TPM | Posted 12.25.2014 | World

A couple weeks ago I asked, Is Netanyahu Finished? At the time it seemed almost possible but still an all but incredible idea....

Israeli FM: Netanyahu's Approach Has Failed, Israel Needs A Peace Deal

Haaretz | Posted 12.24.2014 | World

In closed-door meeting, FM warns that Israel will face a diplomatic tsunami unless it takes the initiative and pursues a regional peace agreement; cit...

Samantha Lachman

Benjamin Netanyahu's Re-election No Sure Thing In A Volatile Israel

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 12.11.2014 | World

WASHINGTON -- Three-term Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has the power of incumbency as Israel heads to the polls in mid-March. But politica...

Akbar Shahid Ahmed

Netanyahu Plays Nice On Iran, Arabs In Washington Speech

HuffingtonPost.com | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 12.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wondering who to thank for international progress on reining in Iran's nuclear program? It's Israel, hardly Iran's best friend, that is ...

A Resounding Public Support for Palestine Around the World

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 12.05.2014 | World
Daoud Kuttab

Politicians holding down the floodgates against a public display of support for the state of Palestine were embarrassed in recent weeks. As soon as these political gatekeepers allowed their rank and file to express their positions, tremendous backing came for Palestine and its people.

Congress to Obama: Need to Go Somewhere? Call Uber

John Blumenthal | Posted 12.05.2014 | Comedy
John Blumenthal

President Obama was in a quandary -- where oh where would he deliver his 2016 State of the Union Address?

Israel's Netanyahu Warns Partners Amid Coalition Crisis

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 11.30.2014 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's fractious coalition government seems headed for a breakup that could spark new elections against a backdrop of security tu...

Time Is Running Out for Iran

Daniel Wagner | Posted 01.25.2015 | World
Daniel Wagner

Just as has been the case every time nuclear negotiations between Iran and the West break down without agreement on fundamental issues, Supreme Iranian leader Khameini resumes lambasting the U.S. and Israel, and conservatives in the Iranian government rejoice.

Samantha Lachman

Controversial Israeli Bill Met With Weak Opposition From American Jewish Groups

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A contentious bill that would prioritize Israel’s identity as a Jewish state over its democratic character has been met with limited o...

Will Greater Israel Transform Into Greater Palestine?

Henry Siegman | Posted 01.26.2015 | World
Henry Siegman

If the slaughter in the Jerusalem synagogue will make the Palestinian dream of statehood an even more unreachable dream, it will also turn Israel's illusion of the sustainability of the occupation into a nightmare.

Israeli President Criticizes Controversial Jewish Nation-State Bill

Reuters | Posted 01.26.2015 | World

* Critics say new bill is racist, anti-democratic * President has rocky relationship with PM Netanyahu * Bill coincides ...

Barack Obama and the Audacity of Failure

Sheldon Filger | Posted 01.24.2015 | Politics
Sheldon Filger

As with so much else connected with President Obama and national security, he has acted contrary to his past words and proclaimed intentions. There is no longer hope; the despair remains.

Don't Forget Gaza

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 01.06.2015 | World
Daoud Kuttab

The 1.8 million Palestinians who make Gaza their home are calling for help from anyone that is willing to hear them. What they need is not only a roof to live under, but, more importantly, a horizon that can give them hope for the future.

The Leaderless Political Orphans of Jerusalem Revolt

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 12.30.2014 | World
Daoud Kuttab

The silent Intifada that is taking place today in Jerusalem is one result of the Israeli policy of denying Palestinians their rights and refusing to include Jerusalem in serious talks.

U.S.-Israel Relations Have All But Collapsed

The Atlantic | Posted 10.29.2014 | Politics

The other day I was talking to a senior Obama administration official about the foreign leader who seems to frustrate the White House and the State De...

Kerry Blusters Again

Amanda Botfeld | Posted 12.19.2014 | College
Amanda Botfeld

John Kerry isn't doing himself any favors. When it comes to Israel, the Secretary of State may be remembered more for his gaffes than his accomplishme...