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  • Congress wants to increase allocations to Israeli missile programs

    December 12, 2012 | 2:05 pm

    Congress wants to at least double the Obama administration's funding request for anti-missile cooperation with Israel.

    Obama asked Congress for $99.9 million in 2013 for "Israel co-operative programs," which include programs like the long-range Arrow anti-missile system and the...

  • Senate amendment penalizing Palestinians for U.N. status does not pass

    December 5, 2012 | 9:19 am

    A U.S. Senate amendment that would have penalized Palestinians for seeking non-member state status at the United Nations was not attached to its intended law.

    The National Defense Authorization Act, which was passed late Tuesday, did not include among its amendments one that...

  • Senate passes enhanced Iran sanctions

    November 30, 2012 | 12:35 pm

    The U.S. Senate, urged by AIPAC, unanimously approved tightened Iran sanctions.

    "In an effort to circumvent international sanctions on the Central Bank of Iran, some purchasers of Iranian oil and natural gas have been using gold and other precious metals to pay for petroleum...

  • After U.N. vote, question is whether Palestinians will use it as a stick or an olive leaf

    November 30, 2012 | 10:03 am

    How the United States treats the Palestinians’ new status as a non-member state at the United Nations depends on how Palestinians plan to use it -- as cudgel or outstretched hand.

    Beneath the outcries of disappointment at the lopsided U.N. vote, both the United States and Israel...

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