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Obama Israel Policy

Foxman: Obama Putting Too Much Weight On Solving Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Abraham Foxman, Director of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), gives an account of his meeting this week with President Barack Obama and other Jewish g...

Obama's Trip and the Parameters for Peace

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

Obama will not compromise the imperatives of Israel's security, but he also will not ease his efforts in aiding in the creation of a second State, a Palestinian one, for which we have waited 60 years.

"Leaving It up to the Parties" Doesn't Work

Peter A. Joseph | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Peter A. Joseph

Without the U.S. playing an active role, there is little reason to think the conflict can be resolved. Fortunately, President Obama is engaged.

Obama Mideast Plan Best Since Camp David: David Miliband

Times Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

David Miliband hailed President Obama's efforts to kick-start the Middle East peace process yesterday as a once in a generation opportunity to resolve...

Jordan's King Abdullah: Israel Needs Peace Now Or There Will Be War Next Year

Times Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

America is putting the final touches to a hugely ambitious peace plan for the Middle East, aimed at ending more than 60 years of conflict between Isra...

Obama's Needs A 'Game Changer' In Middle East: Analysis

Salon | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Trying to figure out what Barack Obama intends to do in the Middle East is like trying to read the leaves in a cup of tea stirred by Jackson Pollock. ...

Obama and Israel's Military: Still Arm-in-Arm

Stephen Zunes | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Stephen Zunes

It's profoundly disappointing that there has been so little public opposition to Obama's dismissal of Amnesty International's calls to suspend aid to Israel.

Obama Empowers Jewish Insurgency

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
MJ Rosenberg

It is astonishing that the diplomatic process survived the outbreak of the second Intifada, 9/11, and the eight-year neoconservative-dominated Bush-Cheney administration.

Obama Means End Of "Blank Checks" For Israel: Clinton Ambassador

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Israel can no longer expect "blank cheques" from Washington once president-elect Barack Obama's administration takes over in January, a former US amba...

Analysis: After Bush, Some Israelis Looking For Tough Love From Obama

AP | STEVEN GUTKIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

JERUSALEM — Each time a new U.S. president is elected, the question that leaps to Israeli minds is, "is he good for the Jews?" With Barack Obam...

JPost: Obama "Striking," "Blunt" In Interview On Israel

Jerusalem Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Two months ago in the Oval Office, President George W. Bush, coming to the end of a two-term presidency and presumably as expert on Israeli-Palestinia...