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Writing in Bloomberg, Lee Hamilton, Thomas Pickering and Anthony Zinni argue the case for caution in imposing even greater sanctions on Iran.
Our leaders must weigh the easy and appealing course of ever-greater sanctions as a way...
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What do Israelis think about the US?
A new poll by the Anti-Defamation League and the Begin Sadat Center at Bar Ilan University asks Israelis about a range of issues, including US-Israel ties, Obama and Romney.
Israelis view President Obama with increasing...
June 13, 2012 | 4:05 am
Russia Sets Out Tough Terms for Resolving Syria’s Civil War
Moscow wants Iran in on any Syria talks, and is taking advantage of the turmoil to advance its own agenda, writes Tony Karon in Time.
Moscow is pressing its own ideas on how to deal with...
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One ship from a flotilla that aimed to break Israel’s naval blockade of the Gaza Strip has managed to set sail.
The French-flagged Dignity al-Karama left Greek territorial waters on Saturday evening, according to Haaretz reporter Amira Hass, who is one of 10 participants aboard the ship. It had been anchored in Crete for nearly a week waiting to be joined by other members of the Gaza Freedom Flotilla.
The ship should reach Gaza territorial waters by Monday, The Associated Press reported, citing another activist on board the ship.
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The Greek government is trying to stop its citizens from joining an international flotilla that will try to break Israel’s naval blockade of the Gaza Strip.
Greece, which has growing ties with Israel, said in a statement from its Foreign Ministry that while it is against the...
January 24, 2011 | 9:31 am
The Israeli commission of inquiry into the Israeli Navy’s interception of a Gaza-bound flotilla found that the naval blockade of Gaza does not break international law.
The Turkel Commission also found that Israeli soldiers acted in self-defense on board the Mavi Marmara, which...
December 28, 2010 | 9:54 am
Israel will not apologize to Turkey for the interception of and loss of life on board a Gaza-bound ship.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in an interview on national television Monday night that Israel would express regret, however.
“We need to understand that they want an...
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