Netanyahu

Bibi’s New Strength – Weakness

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu now has the same secret weapon that has long served Palestinian chief Yasir Arafat so well when dealing with Washington: his weakness.

01/09/1998
Staff Writers
Scathed but far from destroyed, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu now has the same secret weapon that has long served Palestinian chief Yasir Arafat so well when dealing with Washington: his weakness.

The Hurdle Ahead

Benjamin Netanyahu and Yasir Arafat face the threat of that agreement’s broader collapse at their summit near Washington this week.

10/16/1998
Staff Writers
Even as they wade through a swamp of unresolved controversies on their interim peace agreement amid distrust exacerbated by a terrorist murder, Benjamin Netanyahu and Yasir Arafat face the threat of that agreement’s broader collapse at their summit near Washington this week.

The Hurdle Ahead

Benjamin Netanyahu and Yasir Arafat face the threat of that agreement’s broader collapse at their summit near Washington this week.

10/16/1998
Staff Writers
Even as they wade through a swamp of unresolved controversies on their interim peace agreement amid distrust exacerbated by a terrorist murder, Benjamin Netanyahu and Yasir Arafat face the threat of that agreement’s broader collapse at their summit near Washington this week.

Netanyahu Takes Hard Right Turn in DC

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s pitch to anti-peace process Evangelicals and conservative Republicans eager to pound President Bill Clinton produced rumbles of discontent among Jewish leaders during this week’s high-stakes visit here by the beleaguere

01/24/1998
Washington Correspondent
t Washington — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s pitch to anti-peace process Evangelicals and conservative Republicans eager to pound President Bill Clinton produced rumbles of discontent among Jewish leaders during this week’s high-stakes visit here by the beleaguered Israeli leader.

AIPAC Veers Right

05/22/1998
Washington Correspondent
Washington — Even as Washington seemed to back down from its ultimatum to Israel, leaders of the pro-Israel lobby here found themselves driven by fear that any positive statement about the administration’s efforts to break the Israel-Palestinian stalemate would be seen as endorsing administration pressure.

U.S. Stays Mum On Israel’s Lieberman

Washington correspondent
In Israel, a teetering government elected on the promise of unilaterally leaving much of the West Bank has been rescued by a politician opposed to any new pullouts. But the Bush administration, which recently renewed its call for creation of a Palestinian state, has reacted with barely a murmur. That could change next month, when Prime Minister Ehud Olmert comes to town and when former Secretary of State James Baker releases his U.S. Iraq strategy, which is expected to include recommendations for a new Israeli-Palestinian peace push.

Bibi’s Gambit On Jerusalem Seen Aimed At U.S. Jews

Was the new ‘crisis’ manufactured to tie settlement issue to holy city?

07/24/2009
Washington Correspondent

This week’s U.S.-Israel diplomatic dustup over building additional Jewish housing in east Jerusalem may have as much to do with domestic politics in the Jewish state — and a desire to mobilize American Jews to oppose additional U.S. pressure — as with any shift in Obama administration policy.

Publicly raising its disagreement over Jerusalem may “focus the American Jewish community, which is mostly opposed to settlements, on the fact that when the U.S. demands Israel cease building settlements that includes Jerusalem,” said Anti-Defamation League National Director Abraham Foxman.

And touching the Jerusalem nerve may help galvanize Evangelical Christians, many of whom have a growing commitment to preserving Jerusalem as Israel’s unified capital, to oppose new administration peace pushes.

Netanyahu and the 'self hating Jews' in Washington

You have to wonder about some of the members of Bibi Netanyahu’s government.

AIPAC Could Face First Real Test in Decades

On eve of annual policy conference, a new administration and new Mideast realities pose major challenges for pro-Israel lobby giant

Washington Correspondent

The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), which holds its annual policy conference in Washington next week, could face its toughest battle with an administration in more than a decade, depending on the proposals Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu brings to Washington later in May.

Benjamin Netanyahu full speech in Bar Elan University 1/3 - 6/14/2009

The full speech given by Benjamin Netanyahu in Bar Elan University 1/3 - 6/14/2009. 
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