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Top Israeli Newspaper Throws Weight Behind Obama

Eline Gordts | Posted 11.02.2012 | World

With four days to go until the U.S. presidential election, Barack Obama has won the support of the Israeli newspaper Haaretz. In an editorial publ...

The US-Israeli Defense Treaty?

Barry Lando | Posted 12.23.2012 | World
Barry Lando

Mr. President, could you explain why America's security is dependent on a treaty between Egypt and Israel?

The Next Debate: How to Answer Romney

John Tirman | Posted 12.08.2012 | Politics
John Tirman

Romney's foibles as a foreign policy candidate are easy targets. But chances are strong that the next debate will again be "won" by Romney -- if Obama retreats to defensive mode.

Sabrina Siddiqui

Romney Campaign Pushes Back On Israel, Palestine Comments From Fundraiser Video

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Romney campaign sought to defend Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney on Wednesday over his controversial comments that a pea...

War Jitters Continue on Iran Nuclear Issue, in Shadow of Uprisings in Arab Capitals

Dan Raviv | Posted 11.16.2012 | World
Dan Raviv

Benjamin Netanyahu is still rattling a saber. Arab leaders may well warn that a strike on Iran could lead to World War III. Big words seem to be the only way to measure whether the region is closer to or farther from an armed conflict that would almost surely draw in America.

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...

Be Like Mitt?

Rick Horowitz | Posted 10.08.2012 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Tour the world! Trip over your tongue! Now everybody wants to do it!

Romney: America Is Not A Kibbutz

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics

Days after praising Israel in Jerusalem, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney took a shot at kibbutzim, arguing in favor of American individu...

Romney's Palestinian Gaffe -- How Countries Get Wealthy

Nigel Barber | Posted 10.02.2012 | Politics
Nigel Barber

Was the presidential candidate making a fair point about the wealth of nations? Or was he gratuitously insulting Israel's neighbors?

Romney Accused Of Misrepresenting Bestselling Book

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 08.02.2012 | Politics

Scientist and author Jared Diamond said that Mitt Romney mischaracterized his book, "Guns, Germs and Steel," to theorize why Israelis and Palestinians...

Obama or Romney: Who Loves Israel More?

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 09.30.2012 | World
MJ Rosenberg

When Democrats say Romney is "anti-Israel" or Republicans say Obama is, don't believe them. If "pro-Israel" means following Binyamin Netanyahu's lead on all matters relating to the Middle East, they are one and the same. And that is the pity.

Romney Denies Making Criticism That Led To Accusations Of Racism

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 07.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney says he wasn't criticizing Palestinian culture at a fundraiser in Jerusalem on Monday. Palestinian officials accused the Re...

If You Liked the Iraq War, You'll Love Romney's Foreign Policy

Robert Creamer | Posted 09.30.2012 | Politics
Robert Creamer

Romney's trip abroad has demonstrated that his foreign policy operation is "bush league" in more ways than one. By now the entire world has gotten a chance to see that Mitt Romney is no foreign policy or diplomatic genius.

Mitt Romney Just Played The Race Card

Peter S. Goodman | Posted 09.29.2012 | Politics
Peter S. Goodman

Mitt Romney's latest brush with a quotation requiring further explanation is really an act of political genius -- albeit, one of the cravenly cynical ...

Romney Nets Big Haul

Reuters | Posted 09.29.2012 | Politics

By Steve Holland JERUSALEM, July 30 (Reuters) - U.S. Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Monday tapped Je...

World Leader Outraged By Romney's 'Racist Statement'

AP | KASIE HUNT and KARIN LAUB | Posted 09.29.2012 | Politics

JERUSALEM -- Mitt Romney told Jewish donors Monday that their culture is part of what has allowed them to be more economically successful than the Pal...

Romney Cancels Meeting With Israel Leader

The Huffington Post | Joshua Hersh | Posted 07.29.2012 | Politics

Romney cancelled a scheduled meeting with the head of Israel's leading liberal party at the last minute during his trip to Jerusalem Sunday. The me...

Mitt Romney Voices Aggressive Stance Towards Iran

AP | KASIE HUNT | Posted 09.28.2012 | Politics

JERUSALEM — Standing on Israeli soil, U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Sunday declared Jerusalem to be the capital of the Jewish state...

Mitt, Bibi and Sheldon: The Wrong Way

Mitchell Cohen | Posted 09.26.2012 | World
Mitchell Cohen

American support for Israel is, has been and ought to be bipartisan. There were very good American reasons for it in the past and there are very good American reasons for it in the future. They are not found in election-time pandering.

Obama Upstages Romney On Key Issue

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 09.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said Friday he is releasing an additional $70 million in military aid for Israel, a previously announced mov...

Jewish Vote: Still Liberal After All These Years

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics
MJ Rosenberg

The big question about the Romney visit is whether he will attack the president while on foreign soil. Traditionally, American politicians avoid that, adhering to the customary view that "politics stop at the water's edge."

Can Romney Crack the Jewish Vote?

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 06.11.2012 | Politics
MJ Rosenberg

Between now and November, spreading the lie that Barack Obama is anti-Israel will be the one tactic the right will use to cut into Obama's margin over Romney.