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Time To Make Up: Netanyahu And Obama Will Meet At White House

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 09.16.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will visit the White House in November for his first meeting with President Barack Obama sinc...

How Obama Can Save the Two-State Solution Before He Leaves Office

Sam Bahour | Posted 09.16.2015 | World
Sam Bahour

President Obama promised that as soon as the Iran nuclear deal is closed he will refocus on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. Given this shift of focus is now in sight, Obama should grant U.S. recognition of Palestine as an independent state, albeit a militarily occupied one.

A Time For Some Summer Levity: A Conversation Between Netanyahu And Abbas

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 08.31.2015 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

The following conversation between Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (Bibi) and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen) is fictitious.

Israeli-Palestinian Peace Is Dead and Both Sides Killed It

Carlo Strenger | Posted 08.14.2015 | World
Carlo Strenger

Padraig O'Malley's idea that both Israelis and Palestinians are so addicted to their meaning-systems ("narratives") that they are willing to slide into a chaotic abyss is chilling, but seems strongly supported by recent history and current facts.

Netanyahu Appoints Opponent Of Palestinian Statehood As UN Envoy

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 08.14.2015 | World

WASHINGTON -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced on Friday that Israel’s next ambassador to the United Nations will be Danny D...

White House Sidesteps Request To 'Condemn The Apartheid State Of Israel'

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 07.29.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration on Tuesday dodged a petition request to condemn Israel for human rights violations against the Palest...

Palestinian Homes In The West Bank Will Soon Be Demolished -- Again

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 09.09.2015 | World

WASHINGTON -- Nasser Nawajah was 4 years old the first time Israeli forces expelled him from his home in Susiya, a village in the southern part o...

Jessica Schulberg

GOP Candidates On The U.S. Embassy In Israel: Next Year In Jerusalem | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 06.04.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Wednesday issued a routine block to a 20-year old congressional effort to move the U.S. embassy in Israel from...

Jessica Schulberg

Inside AIPAC's Quiet Campaign To Blur Israeli Settlement Lines | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 05.29.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When the Senate passed a high-profile piece of trade legislation last Friday, lawmakers simultaneously approved a little-noticed amendme...

Jessica Schulberg

Benjamin Netanyahu To Appoint Opponent Of Palestinian Statehood As Head Of Peace Talks | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 05.18.2015 | World

WASHINGTON -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, under increasing pressure from President Barack Obama to prove his commitment to a two-state ...

Igor Bobic

Hillary Clinton Wants U.S.-Israel Relationship Back On 'Constructive Footing' | Igor Bobic | Posted 03.29.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Sunday that relations between the United States and Israel, frayed in recent months over ...

Samantha Lachman

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

Jessica Schulberg

White House Chief of Staff Has Harsh Words For Israeli Leadership | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 03.24.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough brought a strong message to an American pro-Israel conference on Monday, telling a crowd of 3...

Jessica Schulberg

Ambassador Dan Shapiro Says U.S. Reevaluating Policy Toward Israel | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 03.24.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Dan Shapiro, the U.S. ambassador to Israel, reaffirmed on Sunday a potential U.S. policy shift toward Israel in light of Prime Minister...

Shahien Nasiripour

Israeli Ambassador Explains Netanyahu's Statements On Potential Palestinian State | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 03.22.2015 | Politics

Israel's ambassador to the U.S. said Sunday that while Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's administration is "committed" to the eventual establishment...

Winning Ugly

Monica Bauer | Posted 05.18.2015 | Politics
Monica Bauer

From all appearances, Benjamin Netanyahu's party won more seats than any other party in the Israeli Knesset, but how did they achieve it? By waving an anti-democratic flag in front of people frightened of their fellow (Arab-Israeli) citizens.

Jerked Around After All These Years

Dr. Charles G. Cogan | Posted 05.18.2015 | World
Dr. Charles G. Cogan

Netanyahu's position directly opposes the American policy in favor of a two-state solution that has been in place since the Six-Day War of 1967.

Jessica Schulberg

Israeli-Arabs Play Unprecedented Role in Elections | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 03.17.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With hours left before Israeli elections results are tallied, Ayman Odeh, the leader of the Joint Arab List, has made his goal to oust c...

Jessica Schulberg

Palestinian Authority Wants Avigdor Lieberman Arrested For Endorsing Murder Of Arabs | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 03.10.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the latest display of crumbling Israeli-Palestinian relations, the Palestinian Authority’s Foreign Ministry called for Avigdor Lieb...

Bennett: A Demagogue on the Loose

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 04.15.2015 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

His "solution" to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is a recipe for obliterating Israel as both Jewish and democratic, and converting it into an apartheid state, reviled by the international community and condemned to live in isolation and disgrace.

Hillary's Policies (Two-State Solution, Mexico 43, EU Energy)

Jarryd Willis | Posted 02.09.2015 | World
Jarryd Willis

The international scope of what Hillary refers to as her "unfinished business" in Hard Choices goes beyond the perfunctory rhetoric aligning the liberal-conservative spectrum.

The State Of Palestine Was Declared Way Before Europe's Push For Recognition

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 12.05.2014 | World

Every week, we bring you one overlooked aspect of the stories that made news in recent days. You noticed the media forgot all about another story's ba...

Ari Shavit Wants Plan B for Israel/Palestine

Sara Davidson | Posted 01.26.2015 | World
Sara Davidson

One day after the Jerusalem synagogue attack last week, Ari Shavit, author of My Promised Land, proposed a Plan B -- an alternative peace process that is gradual and informal, and offers a "horizon of hope."

The Real Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Steven L. Spiegel | Posted 12.24.2014 | World
Steven L. Spiegel

Rather than viewing the conflict merely between Jews and Arabs, it is important to note that the major disagreement here is between Palestinians and Israelis who support the separation of the area into two states and those Arabs and Israelis who reject the partition of Palestine in favor of a one-state solution.

Kerry Blusters Again

Amanda Botfeld | Posted 03.02.2015 | 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...