Jerusalem First

By MK Dr. Arieh Eldad, Jerusalem Post   These lines were written on the day the U.S. envoy George Mitchell arrived in Israel to open indirect “proximity” talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority. These talks have been much delayed, in part as a result of PA chairman Abu Mazen’s having noticed that the U.S.…

Obama to link Palestinian state with confronting Iran?

By Aaron Klein, Worldnetdaily.com JERUSALEM – In an unprecedented move, the U.S. has been conducting negotiations with Israel on behalf of the Palestinian Authority, according to a senior PA negotiator and sources in the Israeli government. The U.S. has been calling for the resumption of indirect talks, with Obama administration officials publicly proposing to serve…

Netanyahu and Obama disagree on key issues

by Debkafile US president Barack Obama kept on turning the screw on Israeli minister Binyamin Netanyahu Wednesday, March 24, after their harsh conversation in the White House Tuesday: Netanyahu was told bluntly to issue a White House-dictated public pledge before leaving Washington for home to eschew further construction in East Jerusalem, or else face a…