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Is Obama Turning His Back on Peace in the Middle East?

Ali Younes | Posted 05.18.2013 | World
Ali Younes

On Tuesday President Barack Obama embarked on his least anticipated trip to the Middle East that will take him to Israel, the Palestinian territories ...

Obama 2, Netanyahu 0

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 03.26.2013 | World
MJ Rosenberg

While the Israeli election did not change anything in terms of Israeli policy, it did severely weaken Prime Minister Netanyahu vis a vis President Obama. From now on, Netanyahu's confrontational rhetoric directed at Washington will sound tinny. It is Obama who holds the winning cards.

Obama and Netanyahu Are in Lock-Step Agreement: Will That Continue? Should It?

Dan Raviv | Posted 01.19.2013 | World
Dan Raviv

The prime minister's political foes still hope that Obama will wreak revenge. Perhaps, they say, the Gaza crisis will motivate America's leader to announce a bid for Israeli-Palestinian peace that would expose Netanyahu as an opponent of peace.

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Jeff Danziger | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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Campaign 2012: Playing the Israel Card

Bob Burnett | Posted 11.21.2012 | Politics
Bob Burnett

A dangerous situation has developed and it's surprising that it hasn't gotten more notice. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is trying to influence the 2012 presidential election by garnering votes for his friend, Mitt Romney.

Obama Avoids Meeting With Netanyahu

Reuters | Posted 11.11.2012 | World

By Matt Spetalnick and Allyn Fisher-Ilan WASHINGTON/JERUSALEM, Sept 11 (Reuters) - In a highly unusual rebuff to a close ally, the White House said...

Your Red Lines Are Not Our Red Lines

Dr. Charles G. Cogan | Posted 05.27.2012 | World
Dr. Charles G. Cogan

With negotiations about to start next month between Iran and the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council plus Germany, this is hardly the moment to roil the atmosphere with saber-rattling talk.

The "Existential Threat" to Israel Is Israel

John Tirman | Posted 05.12.2012 | World
John Tirman

The nearly complete mastery of U.S. politics that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu again displayed in Washington last week belies a dark reality for the Jewish State.

Turning the Tables On Netanyahu

Dr. Charles G. Cogan | Posted 05.04.2012 | World
Dr. Charles G. Cogan

After twice flouting the president of the United States, Netanyahu has returned to a position of supplicant.

Bibi's Attack on Israeli Democracy

Reza Aslan | Posted 01.15.2012 | World
Reza Aslan

Israel is still a democracy, and its citizens would like to keep it that way. But when Israel's friends fail to speak up against the government's assault on that democracy, it is Israel's enemies who benefit.

Sam Stein

Romney Takes A Swipe At Obama After Hot-Mic Moment

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama's hot-mic moment with French President Nicolas Sarkozy was more embarrassing for the latter than the former, with the French pr...

Obama: Surrendered Wife to Israel?

John Feffer | Posted 07.24.2011 | Politics
John Feffer

Obama's temerity was the functional equivalent of a wife saying to her husband, "I love you, but could you please take out the garbage once in a while?" Netanyahu, the domineering husband, blows up when he hears a "but."

Memo to Obama: 'Shalom Chaver' Can Be Worth the West Bank

Carlo Strenger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carlo Strenger

While Netanyahu needs pressure from the US to convince his electorate that he has no choice but to cooperate, Obama must, at the same time, persuade Israelis of America's friendship with Israel

Latest US-Israeli Point Of Tension Sparked By American Developer's Housing Plans

Huffington Post | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

This story has been updated The latest housing controversy that's throwing a wrench in US-Israeli relations was sparked by an American developer, who...

AIPAC Lashes Out At Obama Administration Over Israel Statements

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The American Israel Public Affairs Committee, the pro-Israel lobbying group, released a statement over the weekend lacing into President Obama for wha...

At Obama Israel Summit, Netanyahu Will Defend Settlement Growth, Says Aide

Haaretz. | Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will defend the expansion of West Bank settlements when he meets U.S. President Barack Obama and Palestinian Preside...

Netanyahu: I Won't Second-Guess Obama On Iran

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he isn't going to second-guess President Barack Obama's approach on Iran after the T...

Netanyahu On Obama, Clinton: "What The Hell Do They Want From Me?"

The Cable | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Last night, shortly after U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told journalists that the Obama administration "wants to see a stop to settlements -...

Israel To Propose Settlement Compromise To U.S.

AP | KARIN LAUB | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MAALEH ADUMIM, West Bank — Israel scrambled Tuesday to sidestep President Barack Obama's demand for a West Bank settlement freeze with a diluted...

Maoz Esther: Israel Evacuates West Bank Outpost In Gesture To Obama

Israel News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In an apparent nod to diplomatic pressure exerted by the Obama administration, Israeli security forces evacuated the West Bank settlement outpost of M...

Israeli Settlers Reject Obama Call To Halt Building

Reuters | Ori Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM (Reuters) -- Jewish settler leaders on Tuesday shrugged off President Barack Obama's call for Israel to halt settlement building in the occu...

Netanyahu Tells Obama: Palestinians Must Accept Israel's Right To Exist

AP | STEVEN R. HURST | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Monday opened his deepest foray into the Middle East quagmire, telling Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu ...

Obama-Netanyahu Meeting: Israeli Leader Doesn't Mention "Two-State Solution" (VIDEO, TRANSCRIPT)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Scroll down for video and full transcript Today's meeting between President Obama and Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu is being carefully analyzed b...

Obama To Press Netanyahu On Two-State Solution, Settlements

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Days before a White House summit, the Obama administration signaled on Saturday that the U.S. president would press Israel's ne...

Obama-Netanyahu Meeting Will Decide The Mideast's Future, Says Jordanian King Abdullah

Times Online | Michael Binyon and Richard Beeston | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

President Obama's critical meeting with Binyamin Netanyahu next week has become the acid test for the Administration's commitment to peace in the Midd...