Tagged: Netanyahu

Warm Start With Israel Cools as Trump Prepares Visit. What Happened? News Roundup
Ian Fisher, The New York Times

Warm Start With Israel Cools as Trump Prepares Visit. What Happened?

President Trump’s visit to Jerusalem next week has spun into a difficult diplomatic test with Israel, one of the United States’ firmest allies. Not only has Mr. Trump given Russian diplomats intelligence that officials say came from Israel, but some of his aides...

on May 17, 2017
Trump Will Not Insist on Two-State Solution as Netanyahu Visits News Roundup
Andrew Beatty & David Clark, AFP

Trump Will Not Insist on Two-State Solution as Netanyahu Visits

President Donald Trump welcomes Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu to the White House on Wednesday after an administration official signaled a break with US support for a two-state solution...

on February 15, 2017
Expert Q&A: On the First Trump-Netanyahu Meeting Q&As
Yousef Munayyer

Expert Q&A: On the First Trump-Netanyahu Meeting

Ahead of the meeting between President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House and Thursday’s confirmation hearing for Trump’s nominee for ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, the IMEU offers the following expert Q&A with Yousef Munayyer, Executive Director of the US Campaign for Palestinian Rights.

on February 13, 2017
Flynn, Trump Aide Under Scrutiny, Will Attend Netanyahu Meetings News Roundup
Michael Wilner, The Jerusalem Post

Flynn, Trump Aide Under Scrutiny, Will Attend Netanyahu Meetings

US National Security Adviser Michael Flynn carefully planned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to the White House over the past month, synthesizing policy points with his Israeli counterpart...

on February 13, 2017
Netanyahu Is Getting Trumpier and Trumpier News Roundup
Chemi Shalev, Haaretz

Netanyahu Is Getting Trumpier and Trumpier

The basic facts are well known, but nonetheless bear repeating.  On Saturday night, 24 hours after President Trump signed the controversial executive order on building a wall with Mexico, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tweeted: “President Trump is right...

on January 31, 2017
White House: US in ‘Beginning Stages’ of Talks to Move US Embassy to Jerusalem News Roundup
Michael Wilner, The Jerusalem Post

White House: US in ‘Beginning Stages’ of Talks to Move US Embassy to Jerusalem

The Trump administration has begun deliberations over whether to move its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said on Sunday. "We are the very beginning stages...

on January 23, 2017
Obama Warns: Unfettered Support for Netanyahu’s Policies Will Worsen Situation News Roundup
The Associated Press

Obama Warns: Unfettered Support for Netanyahu’s Policies Will Worsen Situation

U.S. President Barack Obama warned in an interview broadcast Tuesday that "unfettered support" for Israel's settlement policies would lead to a "worsening situation" over time between Israelis and Palestinians. The interview with...

on January 10, 2017
Trump White House Might Be Death Knell of Two-State Solution Op-Eds & Analysis
Josh Ruebner, The Hill

Trump White House Might Be Death Knell of Two-State Solution

As President Obama's tenure in the White House draws to a close, the unresolved Israeli-Palestinian issue has once again burst to the forefront of the foreign policy debate in Washington. On Dec. 23, the United States abstained on a vote in the United Nations...

on January 5, 2017
For Lasting Peace, Respect Rights of Both Israelis and Palestinians Op-Eds & Analysis
Rabbi Alissa Wise, Philadelphia Daily News

For Lasting Peace, Respect Rights of Both Israelis and Palestinians

LAST WEEKEND, the world ushered in a new year, while Jews celebrated the final day of Hanukkah. It is traditional to light the Hanukkah menorah in your window or other public place, so all may benefit from its light. It is in that spirit that members of Jewish Voice for Peace's...

on January 5, 2017
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