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The Case for a Good Deal With Iran

Christina M. Martínez | Posted 06.18.2015 | Politics
Christina M. Martínez

If a deal is announced on June 30, America must remember whose hands we are shaking. These are the hands of a regime that holds an American journalist in deplorable conditions with no due process.

Obama Reaffirms Commitment To Israel Security To American Jews

Reuters | Posted 05.22.2015 | Politics

By Julia Edwards WASHINGTON, May 22 (Reuters) - Seeking to shore up support from the Jewish community ahead of a June deadline to reac...

Obama: Nuclear Deal Does Not Depend On Iran Recognizing Israel

Reuters | Posted 06.06.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, April 6 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Monday poured cold water on an Israeli demand that a nuclear deal between world powers and...

Samantha Lachman

After Israeli Election Disappointment, Two-State Supporters Plan Their Next Moves

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.24.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Advocates of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict weren't too discouraged by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanya...

Netanyahu Won the Israeli Election by Stealing Conservative Votes, Not Liberal Ones

John A. Tures | Posted 05.24.2015 | Politics
John A. Tures

Conservatives believe that Israel's Likud defeated the liberal Zionist Union. But the evidence shows that's not the case. Benjamin Netanyahu was able to pick up 12 more seats, almost entirely at the expense of other conservative parties, with a shift to the right.

Samantha Lachman

James Baker Recalls An Israeli Prime Minister More Difficult Than Netanyahu

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.23.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Secretary of State James Baker said Monday he remains "cautiously optimistic" for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian...

Benjamin Netanyahu Says He Regrets Warning About Israeli Arabs Voting

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.24.2015 | Politics

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that he regrets issuing a warning to his supporters ahead of the country's elections last week t...

Sam Stein

Obama Details His Disappointment With Netanyahu In First Post-Election Comments

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 03.23.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is operating under the assumption that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu does not support the creation of a P...

Obama Weighs In On Israel, Iran And Clemency In Huffington Post Interview

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 03.21.2015 | Politics

The Huffington Post's full interview with President Barack Obama will be published Saturday afternoon. Obama makes his first public comments on the...

Beware Following a Netanyahu Blinded by Fear

Marcia Greenberg | Posted 05.12.2015 | World
Marcia Greenberg

Mr. Netanyahu is blinded by the past and by his fears. While it may be understandable, it is not acceptable. Such fears are not reliable bases for sensitive American foreign policy.

The US-Israel Relationship Has Changed Permanently

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.12.2015 | Politics
MJ Rosenberg

Given that the overwhelming majority of American Jews are Democrats and Obama supporters, Netanyahu (with AIPAC's connivance) has successfully launched a wrecking ball at the foundation of Israel's support base in America.

The Day After Netanyahu's Speech

Matthew RJ Brodsky | Posted 05.04.2015 | Politics
Matthew RJ Brodsky

The Obama administration should answer the substance of the Israeli prime minister's concerns if the Jewish State is supposed to live under the ever-expanding shadow of Iran's nuclear umbrella. If the deal is so good, why is Barack Obama moving to block any role for Congress in approving this historic agreement?

Jessica Schulberg

Israeli Ambassador Skips Susan Rice's Speech at AIPAC

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 03.03.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Israeli Ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer, who orchestrated Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's controversial speech to...

Netanyahu's 'Mr. Security' Mirage

Aaron Mann | Posted 05.03.2015 | Politics
Aaron Mann

Netanyahu's ongoing Congressional speech fiasco is only the most recent example, whereby he has weakened Israeli security on multiple fronts. In choosing to publicly challenge President Obama on his home turf, the Prime Minister has further eroded their personal relationship -- a feat that seemed nearly impossible.

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...

Samantha Lachman

Citizens Jewnited: Meet The Israeli Grassroots Group Seeking To Unseat Netanyahu

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.11.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A nonpartisan grassroots group in Israel has come under fire from conservative Jews -- in both Israel and in the U.S. -- for using Ameri...

The Tragic Tear In U.S.-Israel Relations

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 04.06.2015 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

The Israelis must deny Netanyahu another term in office because should he win, his victory will demonstrate that they are following a blind shepherd who is systematically destroying Israel's vital relations with the U.S. at a time when Israel is in dire need of America's unmitigated backing.

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. ...

Israeli Media Blaming Kerry Reflects the Tortured Logic That Started the War in the First Place

Bernard Avishai | Posted 10.13.2014 | World
Bernard Avishai

From here on in, you can assume that, in the Israeli media's view, violence against Israel is the result of American fumbling.'

Sabrina Siddiqui

Obama Continues Forceful Defense Of Israel

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama continued his forceful defense of Israel on Wednesday, blaming Hamas for the conflict in Gaza that has left nearl...

Gaza War: New Palestinian Resolve Changes Paradigm

James Dorsey | Posted 10.04.2014 | World
James Dorsey

Extolling the virtues of a ceasefire in the Gaza war that collapsed barely two hours after it took effect, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry inadvertently highlighted the root cause of the failure of international efforts to silence the guns in the Palestinian territory and resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Gaza Casts Shadow Over Qatar's Hosting of 2022 World Cup

James Dorsey | Posted 10.02.2014 | World
James Dorsey

Qatar's hosting of the 2022 World Cup has emerged as the latest target of an undeclared alliance between Saudi Arabia and Israel that with the war in Gaza has sharpened political fault lines in the Gulf.

Obama Calls For Unconditional Release Of Captured Israeli Soldier

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.01.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama took questions during a briefing at the White House on Friday, where he addressed the situation in Israel. Obama reiterated ...

President Obama Smacks Down Jesus Heckler By Saying 'I Believe In God'

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 07.31.2014 | Religion

A female heckler interrupted President Barack Obama's speech about the economy in Kansas City, Missouri, on Wednesday by yelling, "Jesus is the lord...