Wednesday, 19 June , 2024

US-Israel

Netanyahu for Trump, Trump for Netanyahu

President-elect Donald Trump has said that he will nominate bankruptcy attorney David Friedman as US ambassador to Israel, and Friedman said he looked forward to taking up his post in Jerusalem, implying a move from Tel Aviv that would mark a break in longstanding US foreign policy and anger the Muslim world.

With Obama out, Netanyahu wants Iran

Speaking in a wide-ranging interview with CBS’s 60 Minutes set to be broadcast later Sunday, Netanyahu said it was not too late to undo the deal that was the landmark foreign policy achievement of President Barack Obama, noting that he would present Trump with five alternatives to the accord.

More than half of US aid ‘to entire world’ goes to...

John Kerry offered yet another tough-love talk to Israel at the pro-Israel Saban Forum yesterday. The United States gives Israel more than half of the aid that we give “to the entire world,” and Israel simply ignores us when we warn it about new settlements.

Trump Selects Retired Marine Gen.”Mad-Dog” Mattis for Secretary of Defense

President-elect Donald Trump has chosen retired Marine Gen. James N. Mattis to be secretary of defense, according to people familiar with the decision, nominating a former senior military officer who led operations across the Middle East to run the Pentagon less than four years after he hung up his uniform.

Leila Khaled on ISIS and Islamism, Syria and the Palestinians

A terrorist for the Israelis, Khaled was a symbol throughout the world for the Palestinian armed struggle, following her participation in one of the four simultaneous hijackings of September 1970, inspiring songs, films and works of art internationally. These hijackings were part of the Palestinian “response” to the ignominious defeat they suffered with the

‘Most-read’ article at Washington Post calls Israel ‘savage, unrepairable society’

The leftwing movement of criticism of Israel is getting more and more mainstream by the second. Everyone is walking the path; they’re just getting there a little later. The Washington Post, a hotbed of neoconservative ideas for the last 15 years, has another article harshly critical of Israel today, written by an Israeli. And guess what: that article along with yesterday’s article by the two prestige Jewish academics calling for boycott of Israel are the two “most-read” articles on the Post list this morning!

The debate about Trump and foreign policy in the USA

By John Feffer Donald Trump may be a bigot and a bully, but it’s hard not to applaud when he pisses off the stuff shirts at...

Americans believe Palestinians occupy Israeli land!

Israel-AIPAC claims of 'disputed lands' are working According to an IRmep poll fielded by Google Consumer Surveys the majority of Americans (49.2 percent) believe that Palestinians occupy...

Clinton urges new sanctions against Iran

Hillary tries hard to win. But some people wonder if the tactics chosen will not backfire at the end! http://www.timesofisrael.com/clinton-urges-new-sanctions-on-iran-over-missile-tests