Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was accused by political rivals yesterday of damaging Israel’s critical relationship with its American ally, a day after it emerged that President Barack Obama will not meet the Israeli leader when he pays a controversial visit to Washington just before Israel’s general election. “No doubt his behaviour has caused damage,” said [...]Show More Summary
Kudos to Congress for inviting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak at a joint session on the issue of imposing tough sanctions on Iran and to Netanyahu for accepting.
Washington has been diverted in recent days by the drama created when House Republicans — without consulting the Obama administration — invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress next month on the subject of Iran's nuclear program. Presumably he will...
The Iranian website Mashregh has a photo of Netanyahu’s sons with a target painted on them. This photo appears on the Mashregh website. Iran is threatening to assassinate Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s sons. This comes after the son of … Continue reading ?
The debate on Capitol Hill over Iranian sanctions is set to intensify in the coming weeks with House Majority Leader John Boehner extending an invitation to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak before a joint session of Congress. Show More Summary
Former Israeli Ambassador to the U.S. Michael Oren called on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to cancel his upcoming address to Congress, scheduled for March 3, Haaretz reports. “Oren, an American-born Israeli who served as envoy to Washington under Netanyahu [...] The post Oren Calls on Netanyahu to Cancel Speech to Congress appeared first on Political Wire.
The White House appeared to sidestep brewing tensions with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Sunday.
By AVI PERRY On Wednesday, House Speaker John Boehner extended an invitation to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu an invitation to come to the United States and address a special Joint Session of Congress on the subject of the Iranian nuclear project. Netanyahu accepted. How could he not? He does not support President Obama’s position […]
George Will defended Speaker of the House John Boehner against criticism for inviting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address a February 11th joint session of Congress just hours after President Barack Obama threatened to veto new sanctions against Iran, and said President Obama goes out of his way to "show disdain" for Congress and Netanyahu.
Amid reports of a rift with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
Max Fisher, Vox: Fox News is not exactly known as an ally of the Obama administration, especially when it comes to disputes between Obama and House Speaker John Boehner, or disputes between Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Show More Summary
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu defended on Sunday a planned speech to the U.S. Congress about Iran, saying he had a moral obligation to take every opportunity to speak out on an issue that poses a mortal threat to his country. His visit to Washington in March has opened up a political...
President Barack Obama has been under criticism recently after he announced that he would not be meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu when the Middle Eastern ruler visits the U.S. in March. Now, even celebrities like Parks and Recreation‘s Rob Lowe are voicing irritation over Barack’s denial of a visit with Benjamin. Show More Summary
President Obama’s refusal to meet with Benjamin Netanyahu when the Israeli prime minister comes to Washington in March to address a joint
The White House's outrage over Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's plan to speak before Congress in March -- a move he failed to coordinate with the administration -- began to seep through the diplomatic cracks on Friday, with officials telling Haaretz the Israeli leader had "spat" in President Barack Obama's face. Show More Summary
I give Peggy Noonan credit for saying, in her latest column, that it's highly inappropriate for Republicans to invite Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress next month. But she's also upset that British prime minister...Show More Summary
Obama perceives it as a slight or a snub by the Republican Speaker John Boehner and by Israel. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was invited by Boehner, and accepted, the invitation to speak to Congress in March. Anonymous White House sources said that “there will be a price” for this slight by the Israeli leader.
President Obama isn't planning to meet with Benjamin Netanyahu when the Israeli prime minister addresses Congress in March. Secretary of State John Kerry told an audience at Davos that the world had to invest more resources and take more risks against global extremism and that it couldn't be driven by Islamophobia. Show More Summary
Speaker of the House John Boehner's invitation to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hurts his own party, the policy process and Israel. There are some in the Republican Party who truly care about preventing an Iranian nuclear bomb. There are some with helpful suggestions for how to improve our strategy. Show More Summary
On Thursday the Obama White House said they would not meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu because they wanted to “avoid the appearance of influencing a democratic election in a foreign country.” The Israeli elections are two weeks after … Continue reading ?