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Obama to Israel: Time is Running Out

When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visits the White House tomorrow, President Barack Obama will tell him that his country could face a bleak future -- one of international isolation and demographic disaster -- if he refuses to endorse a U.S.-drafted framework agreement for peace with the Palestinians. Obama will warn Netanyahu that time is running out for Israel as a Jewish-majority democracy. And the president will make the case that Netanyahu, alone among Israelis, has the strength and political credibility to lead his people away from the precipice...

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The Rising Cost of Kerry’s Peace Charade

Listening to Palestinian officials bemoan the condition of the peace process can be disorienting, given that that they are the ones who have played no small part in sabotaging that very same process. Ahead of Secretary of State Kerry’s meeting with Palestinian Authority head Mahmoud Abbas, an unnamed PA official has been warningthat the peace talks are in “real crisis.” The two are due to meet in Paris today, but to suggest that the negotiations are in crisis now would be to falsely imply that they were in a happier state at some previous point...

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Kerry Gets Presumptuous on Israel: Why do you Want to ‘Build in a Place that will Eventually be Palestine?’

On Thursday, Secretary of State John Kerry escalated the Obama Administration’s policy of hostility towards Israel by criticizing their West Bank settlements and claiming that they should not seek to defend what will ultimately be Palestine eventually.

Israel is our nation’s strongest ally in the Middle East and is surrounded by neighboring nations who find their existence to be unacceptable. The conflict between Israel and Palestinian leaders goes back centuries and though the U.S. has tried to work as peacemaker over the years, the Obama Administration has remained hostile to Israel and their interests...

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