Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is looking to breathe new life into dormant Mideast peace talks in meetings Monday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and other senior Israeli and Palestinian officials, amid talk of modifying a decade-old Arab plan that’s long been greeted with skepticism by the Jewish state.
Former Israeli Ambassador: President’s Israel Visit ‘To Correct The Wrong Of Obama’s First-Term Relationship’
In a trip to renew a close relationship with the Israeli leadership and public, former Israeli Ambassador to the United States Itamar Rabinovich called President Obama’s Middle East visit a “success,” setting the stage for future negotiations.
A new report states that the purpose of President Barack Obama’s trip to Israel this spring will be to tell Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to not launch a military strike against Iran.
Mitt Romney spoke by telephone Friday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, CBS News reports.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad claims he has never said Iran would attack Israel, despite the leader previously saying the Jewish state should be “eliminated.”
Chicago mayor and former Obama campaign advisor Rahm Emanuel met with Ehud Barak, Israeli Defense Minister on Thursday. During the meeting, Barak relayed a message to Emanuel, intended for the president himself – that Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu will not attempt to intercede in the upcoming elections on behalf of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.
As rhetoric of an Israeli strike against Iran’s nuclear facilities escalates, a new poll shows a majority of Americans are not in favor of that idea.