U.S.- Israel relations

Did Israel Actually Win On Iran Nuke Deal?

Reading the tealeaves as Congressional review period ends this week.

09/16/2015 - 20:00
Staff Writer

Israel may have won after all.

The Day After Is Now

09/16/2015 - 20:00
Special To The Jewish Week

It is now clear that there will not be a congressional resolution of disapproval of the agreement reached between the P5+1 and Iran — the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) — and that it will, therefore, be implemented. Thus, the day after is now; it is time to come together and focus attention on what needs to be done going forward.

Robert G. Sugarman

Obama's communications gap and U.S.-Israel military cooperation: what's wrong with this picture?

JTA reported yesterday that the Obama administration plans to store an extra $400 million in military equipment in Israel – stuff Israel can use in the event of emergency. Included in the arsenal: smart bombs “and other precision weaponry.”

By 2012, the total inventory of weapons stored in Israel will reach $1.2 billion.

Let me see if I've got this right.

Amb. Oren tries to tamp down anti-Obama rage

 Reading Ron Kampeas' story on a pre-Rosh Hashanah interview with the Jewish press (which I missed, due to other commitments) I was struck by the dilemma Israeli leaders face in these days of unrestrained, unfiltered political animosity.

According to Ron, Oren said that “Obama often doesn’t get the credit he deserves in Israel.”

The last word on the Netanyahu - Obama summit: what we don't know

What we know after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Washington visit this week: both the Israeli leader and President Obama have decided that for various reasons it's best not to be quarreling, especially in public. Both have a strong vested interest in restoring the public trappings of the “special” U.S.-Israel relationship.

The problem is what we don't  know; the pomp-rich visit leaves us with more questions than answers:

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