u.s. israel relations
Being an empire means never having to say you’re sorry.
The Israeli leader has a lot at stake here, going to Washington as a politician under domestic and external pressures. He can go back to Jerusalem with much less external pressures, and that in itself, will ease, rather than increase his domestic pressures.
England has had an up and down relationship with Israel. In 1917 it issued the Balfour Declaration but in 1939 switched to
Meet the new recipient of the Center for Security Policy's Freedom Flame Award: Ambassador Ron Dermer
The joint efforts we are engaged in with Israel on the F-35 helmets demonstrate how our two countries must work in coordination in order to protect our nations from global threats.
The erratic billionaire's policy ideas for the Middle East are "dangerously wrong," she said.
President Obama, resigned to his failure to broker a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians, is looking past his
Netanyahu's decision to nix his U.S. visit marked the latest episode in a fraught relationship with Obama that has yet to recover from the Iran nuclear deal.
The U.K. is involved in the hacking operation too.
President Obama has said that his final State of the Union address on Tuesday, Jan. 12 will be framed around "the big things" he sees as being priorities in the years to come, rather than taking a policy-centric approach to the speech. He has said that there is more work that needs to be done, and we agree.
Netanyahu should not have been hosted and feted in Washington, he should have been called out by policy makers for his behavior. Until that occurs, nothing will change. Palestinians will remain invisible victims, denied their rights, and peace will remain as elusive as ever.
"Now more than ever, we must work together to unite the Jewish people and secure the Jewish state," he said.
US presidential candidates have been invited to participate in the first-ever US Presidential Candidates' Forum held abroad, focusing on foreign and defense policy issues.