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It Can Be Done: Negotiate an End to the Siege in Gaza

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 07.25.2014 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

There are so many stakeholders, not only in the Middle East but also in Europe and beyond, that would like to see an end to this madness in Gaza. The vital thing confronting us today is for the U.S. to put pressure on Israel to lift the siege of Gaza and seek a viable and realistic political solution.

Obama Raises Concerns On Growing Casualties In Gaza

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.21.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke Sunday about Israel's ground operation in Gaza, the White House said in a s...

Why Are Obama and Kerry Wasting Their Time With 'Iraq?'

William Bradley | Posted 07.02.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

What we have called "Iraq" since the British and French carved up the old Ottoman Empire after World War I is obviously over. So why are President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry, in the midst of the unfolding Gulf War III, wasting time pretending they might save the old carcass?

Reality Check: The US Does Have Leverage

Michael Shtender-Auerbach | Posted 06.09.2014 | World
Michael Shtender-Auerbach

Admittedly, the situation at the moment looks grim: After months of negotiations, a dozen personal visits from the secretary, and countless trips between Jerusalem and Ramallah, Israel is announcing new settlements and reneging on its agreement to release a small number of Palestinian prisoners this weekend.

The Iranian Deal: Now You See It (Or Do You?), Now You Don't

William Bradley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

There's still a fair amount of mystery around the West's much ballyhooed almost deal with Iran on its hotly disputed nuclear program. Like, what was the deal? And why did it suddenly stall?

Bibi's Delicate Diplomatic Dance

Kevin Bermeister | Posted 12.31.2013 | World
Kevin Bermeister

The red line illustrated by Prime Minister Netanyahu during his now famous speech to the United Nations foreshadowed his present pattern of behavior.

Obama in the Middle East: The Seemingly Schizoid Man Proves to Be Pragmatic Pacific Pivoter

William Bradley | Posted 05.23.2013 | World
William Bradley

After a seemingly schizophrenic schedule of speaking to antithetical audiences in Israel and the Palestinian territories, President Barack Obama successfully brokered a sudden rapprochement between Israel and Turkey on Friday.

WATCH: If Obama Was On 'Arrested Development'

Posted 03.22.2013 | Comedy

President Obama's trip to Israel has inspired some pretty funny Onion articles, but this video manages to explain the importance of Obama's trip in a ...

It Turns Out the GOP Did Win the Election -- In Israel

Oren Frank | Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics
Oren Frank

Considering the fact that the new Israeli government is practically a Republican regime, it was surprising to see how President Obama seemed happy in his visit to Israel.

Obama, Israel, Iran... and Iraq: Not a Happy Anniversary

William Bradley | Posted 05.20.2013 | World
William Bradley

While Obama opposed the invasion, which ended up costing America trillions of dollars and thousands of lives, and vastly more Iraqis, in creating one of the greatest geopolitical debacles in history, his host, Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu, was one of the greatest champions of the Iraq War.

Ice, Ice, Bibi: Netanyahu's Ice Cream Budget Melts Away

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 02.16.2013 | World

If Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu were ice cream, he'd undoubtedly be rocky road. Not only does the flavor speak volumes about the tumul...

The Naked King And The Speech

Uri Zaki | Posted 04.14.2013 | Religion
Uri Zaki

When he arrives in Israel next month, President Obama will have a new and promising partner for solving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict: the Israeli people.

BOTH SIDES NOW: Obama Inaugurates Progressive Patriotism in the Speech

HuffPost Radio | Posted 01.28.2013 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgVaried commentators think the Inaugural showed a "Democratic Reagan." So we ask an actual Democratic Reagan -- Ron -- and Nicolle Wallace their view and whether Obama was paradoxically Reaganesque in ending Reaganism. And will "Seneca Falls, Selma, Stonewall" be this era's "Ask not..."?

Why Bibi Is Not Intimidated by Obama

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 03.23.2013 | World
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

No Israeli prime minister has ever been as American as Bibi. And yet no prime minister has so successfully resisted the pressure from the leader of a country he loves so much for a country he loves even more.

With Election All But Certain, Bibi Faces Tough Decision

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 01.19.2013 | World

JERUSALEM -- After a lackluster three-month campaign, few doubt that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is on his way to re-election. But the makeup of...

Israel's Discontents

Mitchell Cohen | Posted 03.10.2013 | World
Mitchell Cohen

Political change within Israel is the only thing that matters. Israel's real friends abroad need to help the Jewish state turn left again.

Obama: U.S. 'Fully Supportive Of Israel's Right To Defend Itself'

Posted 11.18.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama on Sunday said that the U.S. is "fully supportive of Israel's right to defend itself." The comments were made during his vi...

Iran Policy and the 50th Anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 12.21.2012 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

The news that Obama has chosen dialogue over saber rattling gives Romney the opportunity to vent his criticism at the sole foreign policy debate that falls on the 50th anniversary of the night when President John F. Kennedy first made public the existence of Soviet nuclear missiles in Cuba.

Why Is Failed Iraq Neocon Dan Senor Dictating Romney's Foreign Policy?

Washington Spectator | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics
Washington Spectator

Washington Spectator correspondent Wayne Barrett investigates Mitt Romney's saber-rattling advisor Dan Senor--and his disastrous record in Iraq. The...

Secure America Now Uses Israeli PM Bibi Netanyahu To Attack Obama

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.20.2012 | Politics

Even though Bibi Netanyahu recently decried the use of his name in election-year politicking, the Israeli prime minister is the subject of a new ad by...

David Gregory Clarifies Comment About Israeli Leader

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 09.16.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- "Meet the Press" host David Gregory referred to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as the "leader of the Jewish people" Sunday when...

Difference in U.S. and Israeli "Clocks" on Iran Now Painfully Obvious

Dan Raviv | Posted 11.11.2012 | World
Dan Raviv

Don't tweak the nose of the superpower that feeds you. That might be a thought for Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu -- or perhaps he knows what he's doing, with some ingenious plan to make it look like he has bitter differences with his country's greatest ally.

Not So Friendly Match: Israeli PM Injures Leg Playing Soccer

AP | Posted 06.11.2012 | World

JERUSALEM -- Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office says the Israeli leader has injured his leg playing soccer with Jewish and Arab youths. Docto...

Making Yoni Netanyahu's Sacrifice Matter

Stanley Weiss | Posted 08.01.2012 | World
Stanley Weiss

At this point, the most viable solution may be, as the former head of Israel's Navy and internal security, Ami Ayalon, says, "Instead of building trust and then agreements, we make the agreements now."

Benjamin Netanyahu Downplays Romney Relationship

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.17.2012 | Politics

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is describing his relationship with Mitt Romney in terms that are not quite as close as those used by the fo...