In Cairo nearly eight years ago, President Obama looked and sounded presidential. With elegance and grace, he expressed his vision of a future built on mutual respect between the United States and Arab and Muslim countries.
“Man is a beggar when he thinks and a prince when he dreams.” I do not know if Shimon Peres was fond of Hölderlin’s poetry
Clinton and Obama spoke in Israel at the funeral of former Israeli President Shimon Peres.
The president offered Chemi Peres a handkerchief during his father's funeral.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu even shook hands at the funeral.
Those who expected nothing new from Prime Minister Netanyahu's speech at the UN General Assembly (UNGA) were not disappointed. Netanyahu displayed his usual arrogant flair and confirmed what is already known, albeit indirectly--his rejection of creating a Palestinian state.
The former Israeli president and Nobel Peace Prize winner recently passed away at the age of 93.
World leaders and dignitaries joined together to attend Peres' funeral.
He was one of the country's longest-serving political figures.
Doctors have sedated the 93-year-old Nobel Peace Prize winner.