It is unusual for U.S. presidents to describe Israel’s presence in the West Bank and Jerusalem as an “occupation” although Jimmy Carter once famously called Israel’s presence in the West Bank and eastern Jerusalem “illegal.”
PA Instigated Temple Mount Violence
In the past the PA has orchestrated riots on the Temple Mount that later escalated into massive terrorist campaigns as a means to pressure Israel into extreme concessions.
Obama Doesn’t Want Netanyahu
The officials said the White House briefed the Palestinian Authority on its congressional lobbying activities as part of its efforts to convince PA President Mahmoud Abbas to attend last week’s brief three-way Mideast summit.
The Liberty was a U.S. ship in international waters in the Middle East during the Six-Day War in 1967 that was hit by Israeli gunfire.
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About the Author: Aaron Klein is the Jerusalem bureau chief for Breitbart News. Visit the website daily at www.breitbart.com/jerusalem. He is also host of an investigative radio program on New York's 970 AM Radio on Sundays from 7 to 9 p.m. Eastern. His website is KleinOnline.com.
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