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Tag: Us Israel Relations
January 14, 2013 | 9:41 am
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September 19, 2012 | 6:47 am
In our never-ending "what-Israelis-think-of-Obama" (as if it matters) series, we have another new poll to share, and some insight as to Obama’s past and present standing with those never-happy Middle Eastern brats. Like the poll we published last week, the new one also comes from...
September 13, 2012 | 8:02 am
Last week I shared with you the Panels Politics' poll in which Israelis demonstrated their support for Mitt Romney over Barack Obama. Take a look if you haven't yet seen the extent to which Likud and right-wing (and religious) Israelis would be disappointed by Obama's reelection....
September 12, 2012 | 7:33 am
One of Israel's finest music hits of recent years was Alma Zohar's Indian Love Song, in which an Israeli woman gets a call from her faraway lover. "Mi amore, it's Miguel, I'm calling you in Israel just to say that I love you", Zohar sings (part Hebrew, part English – listen here)....
September 7, 2012 | 8:44 am
I was on Israeli television yesterday with my friend and Panels Politics pollster Dr. Menachem Lazar, when he suddenly produced a new survey on what Israelis think about the American elections. Produced, but only very briefly, mentioning one or two numbers and moving on to the next...
August 24, 2012 | 5:18 am
Dovid Efune of Algemeiner asks why none of the hundreds of beneficiaries of Sheldon Adelson’s largesse have spoken up to defend him.
Sure Adelson is rich, very rich, but in many ways he is the same as...
August 23, 2012 | 3:02 am
Writing in the Daily Beast, former Israeli foreign minister Tzipi Livni makes an impassioned plea to American politicians this election season.
Keeping Israel above partisan politics is particularly...
August 19, 2012 | 3:33 am
America must appreciate that it cannot dictate events in the Arab world, especially in the light of the Arab spring, veteran Middle East expert, Edward P. Djerejian, tells the Council on Foreign Relations.
One thing that is very...
August 7, 2012 | 6:46 am
August 5, 2012 | 8:37 am
August 2, 2012 | 3:07 am
Michael Ledeen of Foreign Affairs takes a look at how to spark an Iranian revolution.
Although an Iranian revolution may seem unlikely to the casual observer, the Iranian people can be said to have revolution in their DNA, having carried out three...
July 30, 2012 | 1:02 am
The increasingly severe sanctions on Iran over its nuclear ambitions could be having an effect on the country’s weapons program, according to a study by the International Institute for Strategic Studies
July 29, 2012 | 12:33 am
Writing in Algemeiner, Dore Gold warns that Syria’s WMD stockpile must be secured, and not just to prevent attacks in the Mideast.
Jordan’s King Abdullah specifically warned in a CNN interview on July 18 that Syrian chemical weapons...
July 20, 2012 | 7:46 am
A couple of days ago, the Washington Post devoted a long and detailed story to a reality we are all familiar with: Obama’s failure to forge Israeli-Palestinian peace.
“The way Obama managed the Israeli-Palestinian issue exhibited many of the hallmarks that have...
July 18, 2012 | 5:25 am
A couple of days ago I wrote about the Israel-related record of AZ-09 House candidate Kyrsten Sinema (What Congress candidate Sinema’s emails reveal about her Israel position). It painted candidate Sinema as one who doesn’t have a “gut feeling” support for Israel: “She...
July 15, 2012 | 2:55 pm
July 13, 2012 | 1:46 pm
Not too long ago, we asked our Israel Factor panel of experts to rank the possible candidates for Vice President on the very vague and general question of “good for Israel”. The current VP, Joe Biden, appeared to be quite popular with our panel – and he will most...
June 27, 2012 | 1:33 pm
I’ve just finished moderating two panels at the Israeli Presidential Conference in Jerusalem. I’ve just finished talking to dozens of the people attending and finished listening to other people’s panels. I’m tired and have a headache, and I am still trying to figure out a...
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