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Netanyahu Schedules a Meeting with Trump and Speaks to Iranian People

President Trump and Prime Minister Netanyahu are wasting little time bolstering the US-Israeli relationship.  Yesterday, they spoke by phone and the President invited Netanyahu to Washington for a meeting in February.   197 more words

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Jerusalem mayor blasts Obama, welcomes Trump in video

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat slammed outgoing President Barack Obama and praised President-elect Donald Trump in an official video released Thursday. Barkat urges Israelis to sign a letter urging Trump to move the U.S. 329 more words

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An Israel-Palestine peace conference — without Israel or Palestine

The futile talkfest in Paris aimed its message at America, not the Middle East.

The Economist
January 17, 2017

The Paris meeting felt less like a diplomatic summit than a farewell concert thrown by an aging rock band.

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6 Steps to Beat the Competition: Analysis and Discipline Pay Off

It is said that if you know your enemies and know yourself, you will not be imperiled in a hundred battles; if you do not know your enemies but do know yourself, you will win one and lose one; if you do not know your enemies nor yourself, you will be imperiled in every single battle. 1,917 more words

Sunday: Jerusalem embassy

this morning (sunday 15th), 7.11-7.16am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by edward stourton) leads with …

“The implications of a proposal by President elect Trump to move the U.S.

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How To Think About The American Embassy

The location of the American Embassy in Israel has been an issue of controversy for decades, but it is newly on the front burner. Moving the embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem was a persistent Donald Trump campaign promise, one of its strongest advocates is ambassador-nominee David Friedman, and… 1,033 more words


Obama Ambassadors Are Told to Quit Posts by Inauguration Day

U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy at Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to Pearl Harbor in December. Kennedy is among the “political” ambassadors who must resign by Jan. 671 more words