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No Change on Jerusalem Policy: Netanyahu
JERUSALEM - Israel vowed its policy on Jerusalem would not change as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday convened his security cabinet to craft a response to US demands for peace-promoting concessions. Netanyahu returned from Washington on Thursday after a tense visit that appeared to...
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Reconciliation Bill Passes Senate
The Senate approved a package of fixes to the health care reform law Thursday, drawing to a close the chamber's year-long effort to overhaul the nation's insurance system. But the work isn't done quite yet. The bill passed 56 to 43, with Vice President Joe Biden presiding over the chamber. Senate...
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American Incredibility and Israel
Considering the Obama administration's ever wobblier attempt to impose "crippling sanctions" on Iran, the New York Times' David Sanger recently wrote , "The delays and the potential for a substantially watered-down resolution, Mr. Obama's allies say, have put the administration's credibility on the...
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Obama Squeezed Between Israel and Iran
The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) annual show in Washington would hardly be out of place in a Quentin Tarantino movie; picture a giant hall crammed with 7,500 very powerful people regimented by a very powerful lobby - plus half of the United States Senate and more than a third of...
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Why AIPAC Feels 'Like Shit'
I just ran across a couple of noteworthy quotes from members of AIPAC -- the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, the most powerful organization in the much-dreaded "Israel lobby" -- which began its annual meeting in Washington on Monday: "We were never exposed to anti-semitism, but we heard...
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Israel Won't Change Unless the Status Quo Has a Downside
Obama's Peace Effort Is Doomed Because Israel Loses Nothing If It Fails
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Whoah, How Do They Do That So Fast?
Capitalism Lives Dept: Mere hours after Joe Biden reportedly let slip near a mike that passage of health reform was "A big f---ing deal," some enterprising graphics whiz had already made a commemorative t-shirt and posted it online. Best value $17.95!
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Israel & Aid
On July 10, 1996, at a Joint Session of the United States Congress, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu received a standing ovation for these words: “With America’s help, Israel has grown to be a powerful, modern state. …But I believe there can be no greater tribute to America’s long-standing...
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Clinton Urges Israel to Make Difficult Choices for Peace, Promises 'Rock Solid' Support
WASHINGTON - US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton urged Israel on Monday to make "difficult but necessary choices" for Middle East peace but promised her "rock solid" support for its security. In an address to be delivered later in the day to the annual policy conference in Washington of the...
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Cut off the Cash and Israel Might Behave
President Netanyahu is undermining US interests. The sooner President Obama makes his support conditional, the better
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