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Netanyahu treated the Trump move on Iran just as he had done the Obama pro-Iran move, by openly criticizing what has been the US President's most significant deal with Russia. To his credit, Netanyahu was unafraid to openly express his major disagreement with both super powers, after whispering it through quiet diplomatic channels had failed.
Trump: Racism is Evil - Hatred, Bigotry & Violence Has No Place in America.
It's gotten so bad that, for the first time, Republicans have joined Democrats who reacted angrily when Trump said Saturday he tweeted in opposition to "this egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides — on many sides.”
"There may be no solution, but it's one of the problem sets that the president asked us to focus on. So we're going to focus on it."
"We believe calm and security will create the best opportunity to return to dialogue and the pursuit of peace."
'Often times I found myself asking foreign presidents not to speak at the Knesset for fear of a disgraceful outburst,' Speaker Edelstein said.
In the fall of 1996, after then Prime Minister Netanyahu had ordered the opening to the public of the Kotel Tunnel, PA Chairman Yasser Arafat called for a violent response--on grounds very similar to the case being made today by the Arabs, namely Israeli sovereignty.
Greenblatt joined the Quartet in discussing concerns over the worsening humanitarian situation in Gaza and current efforts to resolve the crisis.
Gaza residents talked about peace and the economy in their meeting Wednesday with Greenblatt, and how they see their own situation.
The PA fear that accepting the American ambassador to Israel at the meetings would undermine their independent diplomatic status with the American administration.
Greenblatt arrived Monday to continue efforts to "try to achieve a lasting peace for Israel and the Palestinian Territories."
In 2016 the PA paid 26,800 killed terrorists' families a total $183 million, and 6,500 terrorist prisoners $135 million.
The new awarded funds appear to contradict an agreement between the Obama White House and Israel, which complemented last year's package of $38 billion in military assistance over the next decade.
U.S. National Security Adviser General H.R. McMaster, told journalists at a White House briefing there is “no specific agenda” for the meeting.
Jared Kushner first went to pay his respects to the parents of murdered Border Guard Policewoman Hadas Malka, z'l, before heading to the Prime Minister's Office for the meeting.
Dan Shapiro, Obama's Ambassador to Israel, is one of the few voices that are cheering on the Kushner-Greenblatt visit this week.
Where is the real power in American in the world of law and order?
Greenblatt told the leadership of the OU the President sees the peace effort as his top priority, and as far as he is concerned, it is part of his overall commitment to help Israel and make it stronger and more secure.
The largest US air base in the Middle East, where all the US-led strikes against ISIS originate, with 8,000 US military personnel, is in Qatar.