It is unprecedented for an American president to refuse to meet a visiting Israeli prime minister.
In the U.S. Capitol, he lectured the U.S. President.
So what conclusions can we draw from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s noisy speech to the U.S. Congress? That diplomatic dialogue and negotiating an international nuclear agreement with Iran are necessary.
Over 20 years ago, “Bibi” Netanyahu declared that Tehran should not acquire nuclear weapons. [Read more]
Things have become so fraught that Mr. Obama’s advisers have taken to openly questioning Mr. Netanyahu’s judgment.
The Israeli opposition claims that in the case of Netanyahu going to the United States and infuriating the U.S. president, it is a risk that should not be taken.
An ammonia leak in the U.S. segment of the International Space Station (ISS) and the hospitality of the Russian astronauts at a time of a deep confrontation between our countries demonstrates that we still can collaborate. At least until 2017.
In short, for Pyongyang, the nuclear weapons program is a higher priority than diplomatic or political issues. The latter certainly could influence the timing of the tests, but so too might the weather or technical considerations with respect to the weapons themselves.