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Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks: Debate Over The Jewish State

The Huffington Post | Lauren Betesh | Posted 03.21.2014 | World

A resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is a long sought after ideal, but with current peace talks set to conclude April 29, both sides remai...

Obama: Tough Choices Nearing In Mideast Talks

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 03.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to salvage an elusive Middle East peace plan, President Barack Obama pressed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Mon...

Obama, Benjamin Netanyahu To Discuss Mideast Peace Agreement, Iranian Nuclear Deal

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 03.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to keep a pair of delicate diplomatic efforts afloat, President Barack Obama will personally appeal for Israeli Prime Mini...

Israeli PM Visiting Obama

AP | Posted 02.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu plans to visit President Barack Obama next month amid tension between the allies on dipl...

Netanyahu's Mistake

Jeff Danziger | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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Israel-U.S. Relations Deteriorate Over Iran

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 11.10.2013 | Politics

JERUSALEM -- JERUSALEM (AP) — A pair of testy public exchanges this week appear to have undone whatever good will was created between the Israeli an...

Joshua Hersh

The Other Negotiations: Obama Takes On Iran

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 10.17.2013 | World

BEIRUT -- While most of Washington was caught up in the intense gamesmanship over the budget and the debt ceiling, the Obama administration quietly ca...

Netanyahu to United States: Drop Dead

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 06.11.2013 | World
MJ Rosenberg

The good news is that Netanyahu has made everything so clear. He has no interest in peace, negotiations, any kind of territorial withdrawal or even freezing settlements. The only question left is what the Obama administration will do in response.

Flotilla 3.0: Redeeming Obama's Palestine Speech With Gaza's Ark

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.24.2013 | World
Robert Naiman

Whether you see Obama's Israel speech as a great motivational speech or a white flag of surrender, the practical consequences for the public are largely the same: the initiative for justice is going to have to come from somewhere else.

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 ...

Obama: U.S. Will Do 'What Is Necessary' To Stop Iran Nuclear Weapons

AP | Posted 03.20.2013 | World

JERUSALEM -- President Barack Obama is warning Iran that the U.S. will "do what is necessary" to prevent the Tehran from acquiring nuclear weapons. O...

Obama Caught On Camera: 'Good To Get Away From Congress'

The Huffington Post | Nick Abrams | Posted 03.20.2013 | Politics

Even presidents need to get away for a little bit. President Barack Obama landed in Tel Aviv, Israel Wednesday, to greetings on the tarmac by Israe...

Israel’s Rabbis In Retreat As Obama Arrives

Yuval Elizur | Posted 05.18.2013 | Religion
Yuval Elizur

Benjamin Netanyahu bet on the support of the religious bloc in the January elections, and his party lost heavily. When President Obama arrives in Israel on Wednesday he will be greeted by a prime minister who has been dethroned as king of Israel and is vulnerable to political pressures.

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.

Obama Making Big Overseas Visit

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 04.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will go to Israel in the spring, the White House said Tuesday, marking his first visit to the staunch U.S. a...

Obama's New Israeli Audience

Shai Franklin | Posted 03.26.2013 | World
Shai Franklin

While US. President Barack Obama may be starting his own new term with a Congress no more cooperative than its predecessor, over in Israel he's going to find a few more friends than he did in the outgoing Knesset.

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.

Are the U.S. and Israel Heading for a Showdown?

Ira Chernus | Posted 02.19.2013 | World
Ira Chernus

While the Obama administration has acceded to the imagery of knee-jerk support for whatever Israel does, no matter how outrageous, behind the scenes its policies are beginning to look far less predictable.

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.

Obama Talks With Israel, Egypt On Gaza Attacks

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 01.14.2013 | World

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi Wednesday night a...

Netanyahu Faces Rocky Road After Obama Re-Election

Reuters | Posted 01.07.2013 | World

By Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM, Nov 7 (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces an even more awkward time with Washingt...

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...

Jennifer Bendery

Netanyahu: 'People Are Trying To Draw Me Into The American Election'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he knows people want him to say whether President Barack Obama or Republican presidential...

White House Says There Is No Rift With Israel Over Iran

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 11.11.2012 | World

WASHINGTON — The White House on Tuesday denied reports of a rift with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, saying that he and President Ba...

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...