Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu were as warm as they could be with each other yesterday in Washington. The American president and the Israeli prime minister were looking for even the smallest of common denominators after months of tension over the nuclear agreement with Iran and the situation in the Middle East.
The Obama Doctrine: Talk to your enemies and possibly make agreements with them while keeping your own strategic interests in mind.
'Israel's ties with the U.S. are in the most serious crisis since 1975,' according to former Israeli ambassador to Washington Michael Oren.
When we see the renewal of the PLO, we will know that there is a new strategy.
The U.S. president could soon appeal to the U.N. in order to achieve endorsement on his two-state policy, much to Israel’s displeasure.
Several thousands of Jewish and Arab Israeli women assembled yesterday before the Knesset (Parliament) to demand that the next administration, designated by elections to be held on March 17, prioritize the completion of a peace agreement with the Palestinian authority.
This protest took place under the pouring rain, [Read more]
<i>The visit of the Israeli prime minister to the United States, which goes against all rules of protocol, has angered the Democratic camp and strained relations between the two countries.</i>
John Kerry has tried to calm the situation. On the eve of Benjamin Netanyahu’s highly controversial visit to Washington, [Read more]
The invitation extended to Netanyahu by the Republican majority in Congress is a snub to Obama and a sign of complicity between the American legislature and Israel.