Dermer: Israel ‘not eager’ to battle Obama on Iran deal, but has no choice

By Times of Israel— Israel’s ambassador to the United States said in a television interview aired Saturday that Jerusalem was not in any way eager to go up against Washington on the contentious Iranian nuclear agreement reached last month, but felt it had no choice. There is no question that it is the most important…

Obama warns Putin “Israel is next” after historic Iran nuke agreement

By EU Times-— A stunning report circulating in the Kremlin today prepared by the Ministry of Defense (MoD) states that President Barack Obama’s “unexpected” telephone call to President Putin yesterday not only thanked the Federation’s leader for the nations help in reaching a Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) agreement with Iran, but…

How Obama Opened His Heart to the ‘Muslim World’ and got it stomped on

By MICHAEL OREN, FOREIGN POLICY— Days after jihadi gunmen slaughtered 11 staffers of the Charlie Hebdo magazine and a policeman on January 7, hundreds of thousands of French people marched in solidarity against Islamic radicalism. Forty-four world leaders joined them, but not President Barack Obama. Neither did his attorney general at the time, Eric Holder,…

How Obama abandoned Israel

BY MICHAEL OREN, WSJ— ‘Nobody has a monopoly on making mistakes.” When I was Israel’s ambassador to the United States from 2009 to the end of 2013, that was my standard response to reporters asking who bore the greatest responsibility—President Barack Obama or Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu—for the crisis in U.S.-Israel relations. I never felt like I…

Oren: Obama intentionally abandoned core principles of Israel’s alliance with America

By HERB KEINON, JPOST— In polite diplomatic circles, former ambassador to the US Michael Oren is the Israeli envoy to Washington to love; current envoy Ron Dermer the one to hate. Oren the diplomatic diplomat open to everyone; Dermer nothing more than Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s “ambassador to the Republican Party.” Oren the disciplined golden…