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Mancow: Obama 'Excited' About Holocaust Museum Shooting, Hates Jews

Progress Illinois | Josh Kalven | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mancow went on to assert that, because of his connection to Wright, Obama is an "anti-Semite" who was "popping champagne" following the June 10 shooti...

Loving Israel by Hating Obama

Bradley Burston | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bradley Burston

It's become a fashion, here and abroad: Jews who are convinced that they love Israel more than the rest of us have told anyone who would listen that one way to express love of the Jewish state is to revile Barack Obama.

'Bill Clinton is Syrian' and Other Tales of Obama's Speech From Damascus

Freddy Deknatel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Freddy Deknatel

Syrians will continue to ignore gestures of American reconciliation and Obama's optimistic oratory until an American ambassador is returned to Damascus and sanctions are lifted.

Hamas Endorses Obama's Israeli Settlement Demands

AP | SALAH NASRAWI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — The top leader of the militant Hamas group said Tuesday that President Barack Obama's pressure on Israel to freeze construction in West ...

The Settlements: Obama's Demands and Netanyahu's Options

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

Obama must insist on stopping the expansion of the settlements as a prerequisite to instilling some confidence and integrity into the Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations.

Israeli Sanctions On US Proposed By Likud Minister Yossi Peled

Jerusalem Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In a sign of growing concern in Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's government over US President Barack Obama's Middle East policies, Minister-without...

The Bible's Vindication of Obama's Middle East Strategy

Robert Wright | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Wright

Obama wants to stop the growth of West Bank settlements, whereas (according to the settlers) God wants the people of Israel to populate all of the promised land; it says so in the Bible. I have a different take on what the Bible says.

Jack Shaheen: Obama Delivers a Message of Peace to the Muslim World

Christian Avard | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christian Avard

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Obama In Dresden Calls On International Community To "Redouble" Efforts For 2-State Solution

AP | MARK S. SMITH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WEIMAR, Germany — President Barack Obama absorbed the stark horrors memorialized at the Buchenwald concentration camp Friday and said the lesson...

What Would Obama Do If His Only Concern Was Israel?

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
MJ Rosenberg

If Barack Obama suddenly abandoned his activist policies -- his call for a settlement freeze and the two-state solution -- would that make him a better friend of Israel? The answer is obvious.

Obama Coordinates Attack Against Israeli Settlements

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Taegan Goddard reports that President Obama has succeeded in coordinating pressure on Israel to stop building settlements. For once, lawmakers on Cap...

Let Women Wear the Hijab: The Emptiness of Obama's Cairo Speech

Peter Daou | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Peter Daou

I know many will gush over President Obama's Cairo speech and I'm likely swimming against the tide of the media and my fellow Democrats and progressives.

Analysis: Obama's Islam Success Depends On Israel

AP | STEVEN R. HURST | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's speech to Muslims also had a huge and attentive Jewish audience, attuned to any suggestion that he might s...

Israel: Bush Officials Agreed To Settlement Building

nytimes.com | ETHAN BRONNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM Senior Israeli officials expressed irritation on Wednesday that President Obama had declined to acknowledge what they called clear understa...

Exclusive Video: The Radical Settlers Behind Israel's Clash With Obama

Max Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Max Blumenthal

With neither side exhibiting willingness to back down, the stage is set for a contentious clash between Israel and the U.S. over settlement policy.

President Obama Faces Growing Hill Pressure On Israel

Politico.com | BEN SMITH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As President Barack Obama prepares to depart for his first trip to the Arab world, the administration's escalating pressure on Israel to freeze all gr...

Obama Takes Toughest Stance With Israel In A Generation

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Beginning in the weeks leading up to President Obama's meetings with Middle Eastern leaders, the administration laid the groundwork for its strong pos...

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 -...

Wake Up, Israel

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

Do not allow this historic chance for peace to slip away because of complacency or lack of courage. If Israel is destined to bring light onto other nations, this is the moment.

Obama Egypt Visit: Cairo University Prepares

AP | JASON KEYSER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — Cairo University has postponed student exams set for next Thursday and the Egyptian president's security service took over the campus in...

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...

If the Government Won't the People Will Part II: The Hand in Hand Schools

Amy York Rubin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amy York Rubin

At the "Hand in Hand" school in the Beit Safafa neighborhood of Jerusalem everything is double, everything is done twice -- in Hebrew and Arabic.

Abbas To Press Obama On Israeli Settlement Issue

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Monday he would focus on Israel's refusal to stop the building of settlements when he holds talks with U.S...

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...

Netanyahu's West Bank Nightmare -- An Exclusive Video Report

Max Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Max Blumenthal

After spending a week on the West Bank, I concluded that the recognition by the U.S. and the West of a viable Palestinian state in partnership with Israel has never seemed more like a pipe dream.