Israel warned Obama over UN vote, calling on Trump for help

By Michael Wilner, JPost— The Israeli government asked President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team to intervene before a vote scheduled for Thursday at the UN Security Council condemning its settlement activity in the West Bank, just as Barack Obama planned to allow the resolution to pass. The Obama administration intended to let the resolution, spearheaded by…

Obama Preparing Anti-Israel Offensive ….Plans to Recognize Palestine

By Ted Belman, Israpundit— 1. Wall Street Journal: Obama Plans to Recognize Palestine White House plan that would kill the peace process. 10/27/2016 2. Obama Preparing Anti-Israel Offensive by Jenna Lifhits, WEEKLY STANDARD The Obama administration is manufacturing a crisis with Israel in anticipation of a post-election diplomatic push targeting the Jewish state, and this…

Israeli minister slams ‘naive and messianic’ Obama

BY RAOUL WOOTLIFF, Times of Israel— Israeli minister Tzachi Hanegbi slammed US President Barack Obama’s efforts to foster Israeli-Palestinian peace Thursday, a day after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held a cordial meeting with the American leader and trumpeted warming relations between the two. Speaking a day after what was likely the last meeting between Netanyahu…

Op-Ed: Obama redefines Palestinian terrorism; Israel will pay the price

By Stephen M. Flatow, Israel National News— When does Palestinian terrorism against Israelis not count as terrorism? When the Obama administration redefines it for political purposes. The State Department’s annual report on human rights around the world was released this past week, and it included an unprecedented denunciation of Israel. The Israeli security forces are guilty…