Tag Archives: White House

Obama and Netanyahu at the UN GA: It could have been worse

The annual opening of the UN General Assembly, which took place this week, was attended by the ususal speeches from foreign leaders. Netanyahu’s speech was excellent. Palestinian “President-for-life” Mahmoud Abbas lied, and then lied again. As for US President Obama, … Continue reading

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Compare and contrast: the attitudes of the White House and Arab journalists towards Israel

As I wrote in an earlier post, the politics of the new Middle East is making the strangest bedfellows and the unlikeliest adversaries.  The US Administration is actively distancing itself from Israel, and even slandering it.  (I covered Obama and … Continue reading

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Kerry’s Jew-baiting, threatens Israel, dangles Pollard as bait

US Secretary of State John Kerry last week engaged in a disgraceful piece of Jew-baiting when he expressed “concern” – which was in fact a not-so-veiled threat – that Israel could be blamed if Congress rejects the Iran deal”: US … Continue reading

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Through the looking glass with Barack Obama into the Iran nuclear deal

Shortly before Purim I wrote a post about “Venahafoch hu” –  how “everything was turned about” in matters to do with Israel and the Palestinians. Well, Pesach is now over and yet it seems that the Purim spirit is still … Continue reading

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Obama’s spiteful reaction to Netanyahu’s winning the elections

By now everyone has heard all about Binyamin Netanyahu’s statement about a two-state solution not happening while he is Prime Minister, and also his possibly ill-advised words warning about Arabs being bussed in to vote on election day. I call … Continue reading

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The time when it was OK for the US to interfere in Israel’s elections

Last week when it emerged that Speaker Boehner had invited PM Binyamin Netanyahu to address Congress in March on the Iran issue, among the other petulant reactions of President Obama was his self-righteous declaration that he won’t meet PM Binyamin … Continue reading

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