Poll: Most Americans think Obama not doing enough to stop Iran

By LAHAV HARKOV, JPOST— The American public overwhelmingly supports Israel in most issues, but opposes US President Barack Obama’s positions on related matters, according to a poll commissioned by the Zionist Organization of America released Tuesday. “President Obama and Secretary of State Kerry should heed these results,” ZOA National President Morton A. Klein said. “They…

The high price of Obama’s mideast peace push

By JOHN BOLTON, NY POST— The breaking news that al Qaeda has captured Fallujah and Ramadi raises the question whether America’s sacrifices in Iraq were made in vain. It also highlights the utter inadequacy of President Obama’s Middle East policy, especially his disregard for critical regional threats. Instead, Obama has focused on Israeli-Palestinian issues, essentially…

Obama’s forced apology embarrasses America, himself and Israel

By CAROLINE GLICK, JPOST— During his visit to Israel in March, US President Barack Obama compelled Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to apologize to his Turkish counterpart for the actions of IDF Naval Commandos aboard the Mavi Marmara terror ship in May 2010. The Mavi Marmara was sent by the IHH, a Turkish- government supported, al-Qaida-aligned…

Analysis: Rouhani drives wedge between Netanyahu, Obama on Iran issue

REUTERS — Former US official: Rouhani has opened a window with words alone. WASHINGTON/JERUSALEM – Six months after US President Barack Obama eased a strained relationship with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu during a visit to Israel dubbed “Operation Desert Schmooze,” the two leaders now face the biggest test of whether they can work together –…