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  • March 4, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    March 4, 2012 | 5:04 am

    Resetting the relationship

    Writing in Foreign Policy, Steven J. Rosen proposes four ways for President Obama to put his relationship with Prime Minister Netanyahu on an even keel.

    If Obama decides to work with Netanyahu, instead of confronting him, the president might get some...

  • Must Read, January 29, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    January 29, 2012 | 4:26 am

    The Arab Spring is an opportunity for Israel

    In an article that appears in the Daily News Egypt, Natalia Simanovsky of Common Ground believes that with the right approach, Israel should not write the Arab Spring as a disaster.

    “The Arab Spring and the new landscape that has...

  • Granger warns UNESCO: Admit Palestinians, lose funding

    October 6, 2011 | 9:28 am

    A top congressional appropriator, U.S. Rep. Kay Granger, warned UNESCO that granting the Palestinians full membership could mean a cutoff in U.S. funding for the cultural body.

    The Paris-based United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organizations on Wednesday allowed to...

  • Congress looks to punish Palestinians, but cuts to security aid pose dilemma

    October 4, 2011 | 4:17 pm

    If the Palestinians don’t pull back from their statehood push, congressional cuts in aid are inevitable, U.S. lawmakers say. Just how comprehensive such cuts will be, however, could end up depending on Israel’s stance on the issue.

    Lawmakers, lobbyists and congressional staffers...

  • Arab League calls for more Palestinian aid

    October 3, 2011 | 11:18 am

    The Arab League called on its member states to offer more financial aid to the Palestinians in response to a report that the United States has frozen $200 million in assistance.

    Britain’s Independent newspaper over the weekend wrote that the U.S. Congress had withheld the aid for...

  • US aid threat not deterring Palestinian UN option

    September 9, 2011 | 9:22 am

    As seen on The Media Line

    Palestinian plans to petition the United Nations for recognition and membership as an independent Palestinian state are going forward despite intense diplomatic pressure to back down. On Thursday, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas told foreign...