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A Statement on the Crisis in the U.S.-Israel Relationship

by The Editors
March 23, 2015

…..The president’s displeasure and rage continued to grow, to the point that a few days before the speech, no less a personage than National Security Adviser Susan Rice said it would be “destructive of the fabric of the relationship” between the United States and Israel. 115 more words

Israel & Middle East

BBC's promotion of linkage between Congress speech and Israeli elections falls flat

One of the themes promoted by the BBC in its coverage of the Israeli prime minister’s recent address to the US Congress was that the speech was connected to the upcoming elections in Israel. 679 more words


Will U.S. Mideast Policy Take A New Turn?

The ongoing spat between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and United States President Barack Obama has drowned out an important issue. The entire question of the Israel-Palestine conflict seems to be out of sight and out of mind in Washington and the mainstream media. 126 more words

Chutzpah redefined

by Sarah Stern
December 18, 2014

In September 1993, when Yasser Arafat was recast from the role of “granddaddy of terrorism” to that of “peacemaker,” the Oslo Accords were marketed to the Israeli public and to world Jewry wrapped in the package of “reversibility.” I remember clearly when a friend of mine, a leftist television personality, assured me: “Don’t worry, Sarah. 50 more words

Israel & Middle East

The Arrogance of Martin Indyk

by Moshe Phillips and Benyamin Korn
December 16, 2014

During an old controversy involving Martin Indyk, then the U.S. ambassador to Israel, one Israeli political official invoked a particularly nasty historical analogy.  35 more words

Israel & Middle East

Undiplomatic talk

Following on from Caroline Glick’s blistering response to the Danish Ambassador’s wish to hold Israel to a singular standard, which I posted yesterday, here are two further recent examples of “undiplomatic talk” which should have been said and broadcast ages ago, and must be shared and broadcast as widely as possible in order to make the world understand what our reality is, and not what they would like it to be. 1,359 more words

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Indyk's insidious analysis

by Ruthie Blum
December 5, 2014

The disbanding of the Israeli government this week is breathing new life into dead arguments from the American Left about Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. 21 more words

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