In my view, the statement is fairly radical in its departure from what has been U.S. policy for decades. How?
The New York Times: All the LIES that are fit to print.
Palestinian statehood & a secure Israel are mutually exclusive goals. This was always the accepted wisdom in Israel - until the discourse was hijacked by the tyrannical diktats of politically correct dogma
Two distinguished members of Greece's parliament, whose party has a good chance of defeating the current leadership, are breathing new life into the political system and reinvigorating crucial partnerships with Israel and the United States.
The Eastern Mediterranean has entered a new period of high volatility, with Israel and Greece in the eye of the storm. Both countries are facing an upgraded strategic challenge from Turkey and Iran. This is not simply an interstate problem but a broader crisis that will influence the future geostrategic physiognomy of the Eastern Med.
It’s not a self-evident truth that allowing some teachers and other adults in a school to be armed is a crazy idea. . On the contrary, having some adults who work at schools be trained in the responsible use of guns makes so much sense that the left’s blanket opposition seems puzzling.
Israel integrated its brothers and sisters from the Arab and Muslim world. The Arab world put its Palestinian brothers and sisters in refugee camps, treating them as political pawns — and festering sores —in its persistent war against the Jewish state.
6 months after Jewish leaders began trooping off to Qatar, the op-ed columns of US Jewish and Israeli publications remain filled with lively discussions on the affair. And well they should be. Because this sordid episode has laid bare patterns of behavior among some Jewish leaders that need changing.
The Greek Orthodox Church found another way to circumvent its own rules against selling the land. In 2011, it sold the future leasing rights on most of its Jerusalem holdings to a private group of Jewish investors. It is the uncertainty of the future that creates unease
The State of Israel’s identification with Jewish nationhood is under attack from large parts of the international community, and from Israeli Arabs, Palestinians, post-Zionist Jews, and anti-Jewish Jews. The “Jewish” side of the formulation “a Jewish and democratic state” is under internal assault as well.
The reported plan was instantly denounced by the Palestinians who said, rather amazingly, that it was plainly too pro-Israel.
By treating one of Lebanon's claima as legitimate, the State Department is not only encouraging aggression but proving, once again, that international guarantees to Israel are worthless.
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s state visit to India was predictably full of pomp and circumstance. More importantly, it underscored yet again the closeness that now characterizes the bilateral relationship.