shimon peres

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.
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.