74 Democrats Join Soro's J Street in Urging Concessions

BY RACHEL HIRSHFELD, ARUTZ 7 — Seventy-four Democrats in the House of Representatives have joined the leftist J Street organization in supporting the Obama administration’s attempt to force Israel into making painful and possibly dangerous concessions to the Palestinian Authority. “In our view, support for a two-state resolution is inseparable from such support for Israel,…

Israel: Obama’s secret dealings with Iran conflict with US-Israeli understandings

DEBKAfile Exclusive Report— The fundamental rift on Iran between US President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu burst into the open Monday, April 16 when high-ranking Israeli officials close to Netanyahu directly accused the president of reneging on the US-Israeli understandings reached ahead of the Istanbul talks between the six powers and Iran…

Obama Administration Leaks Another Israeli Defense Secret

BY BEN SHAPIRO, BREITBART— The leaks continue from the Obama administration with regard to Israeli defense secrets. On Sunday, the New Yorker printed a report stating that US had worked with the Iranian opposition group Mujahideen-e-Khalq (MEK). The US was apparently receiving intelligence from the group, including intercepted cell phone calls and text messages. But…

Quartet to meet in DC, but peace process expectations low

BY HERB KEINON, JPOST— Senior Quartet representatives will meet in Washington on Wednesday amid little expectation that they will have more luck this time kick-starting direct negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians. US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton, UN Secretary- General Ban Ki-moon and…

State Dept. Spokesman Refuses to Say Whether Jerusalem Is the Capital of Israel

BY DANIEL HALPER, WEEKLY STANDARD— There was an amazing exchange today at the State Department press briefing when the press secretary refused to say that Jerusalem is the capital of the state of Israel. “We are not going to prejudge the outcome of those negotiations, including the final status of Jerusalem,” State Department spokesman Victoria…