Celebrations and a deadly day in the Middle East.
Celebrations and a deadly day in the Middle East.
Israeli Prime Minister gave a speech yesterday designed to undermine the nuclear deal with Iran. The evidence was unconvincing, but the speech was really only aimed at an audience of one.
Israeli police have recommended that charges be brought against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Whether that damages him politically remains to be seen.
A Federal Judge In Kansas has blocked enforcement of a state law barring anyone who does business with the state from engaging in a boycott of Israel.
The Trump Administration has acted in a manner to create the impression that there is “no daylight” between the United States and Israel. This is a myth, and pursuing such a goal poses real dangers for America’s national interests.
Americans were once largely united in their opinions about Israel and the Israeli/Palestinian conflict. That’s not the case anymore.
Donald Trump’s Jerusalem decision reveals yet again that he is an appallingly bad deal maker.
A foolish, and potentially dangerous, decision by President Trump.
Despite campaign promises, President Trump won’t be moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem anytime soon.
Despite campaign promises, President Trump appears to be putting off any immediate decision on the location of the U.S. Embassy to Israel.
One of the last survivors of Israel’s founding generation has passed away.
After thirty years in Federal Prison, Jonathan Pollard is a free man. Make no mistake, though. Pollard is not, and never has been, a hero and he deserves to be remembered as nothing but the criminal that he is.
President Obama has apparently come to the same realization as many of his predecessors, that trying to craft a legacy by single-handedly bring about “Middle East Peace” is largely a waste of time.
After 30 years in prison, Jonathan Pollard will be released later this year.
In bringing Holocaust imagery into the debate over the Iran nuclear deal, Mike Huckabee has displayed the intellectual bankruptcy of his position.
Reports are circulating that the Obama Administration is considering releasing Jonathan Pollard, and many are seeing it as an effort to placate Israel in the wake of the Iran deal.
In a case that took seven months to decide, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Presidency’s broad authority in foreign affairs, and inserted itself just a little bit in the thorny politics of the Middle East.
The Vatican has announced that it will recognize Palestinian statehood, but this is not going to resolve the underlying issues that prevent a Palestinian state from actually coming into existence.
Conditioning an Iranian nuclear deal on recognition of Israel is foolish, unrealistic, and very bad diplomacy.
More than ever before, even mild criticism of Israel seems to be verboten among Republicans.
Yet another probable rift between the U.S. and Israel over Iran.
Rand Paul now says he signed the Cotton Letter to strengthen the Administration’s bargaining position.
Benjamin Netanyahu is trailing in the final polls leading to Tuesday’s election, but he still may be able to form the coalition needed to stay in power.
By a wide margin Americans think it was wrong of the GOP to invite Israel’s Prime Minister to speak to Congress.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is apparently realizing that speaking to Congress may not be a good idea after all.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyhu’s speech to Congress is becoming even more partisan, much to the apparent chagrin of the Israelis.
Some Congressional Democrats are considering skipping a speech by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to a Joint Session Of Congress.
By inviting Prime Minister Netanyahu to address Congress, Republicans are damaging the U.S. relationship with Israel.
The Supreme Court will decide if Congress can override American foreign policy when it comes to declaring who has dominion over Jerusalem.
The two sides in Gaza keep extending the humanitarian cease fire, but remain miles apart on the major issues dividing them.
Well, it was nice while it lasted.
A glimmer of hope in Gaza is quickly snuffed out.
A new poll shows that Americans are divided over Israel’s actions in Gaza, but this most likely will not impact relations between the two countries.
Hopes for a temporary respite in the Gaza conflict faded away today.
Recent polls notwithstanding, Republicans and Democrats remain largely in lockstep when it comes to U.S. policy toward Israel.
An effort yesterday to bring about a cease fire in Gaza came to naught when Hamas rejected the proposal.
Things look to be going from bad to worse in Gaza.
Middle East peace talks are apparently in such bad shape that the U.S. is thinking of releasing Jonathan Pollard as an incentive to Israel.
After eight years in a coma, Ariel Sharon has passed away.
Small steps from both sides in the Iranian nuclear negotiations, but too early to say that we’ve reached a solution.
Signs of some progress in the talks over Iran’s nuclear weapons program.