How Obama has empowered Netanyahu

BY DANA MILBANK, JEWISHWORLDREVIEW—  Lawmakers gave Binyamin Netanyahu 59 rounds of applause as the Israeli prime minister addressed a joint meeting of Congress Tuesday. But more revealing was the whisper I heard while watching the speech from the House gallery. It came as Netanyahu repeated his rejection of the notion, floated by President Obama last…

Betraying Israel

BY CAL THOMAS— With friends like President Obama, who needs enemies? If you’re Israel, you already have quite enough of those. On May 14, 2011, the State of Israel observed the 63rd anniversary of its independence. But if the proposals made by President Obama in his State Department speech are implemented, that observance could be…

Obama's Diversionary Tactics

BY CAROLINE GLICK, JPOST— What did the president wish to accomplish by purposely starting an ugly fight with the prime minister this past weekend? As the Washington Post pointed out on Friday, US President Barack Obama purposely provoked the current fight with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu. He knew full well that Netanyahu does not back…

Obama 'Clarifies' 1967 Border Demands

BY RICK MORAN, FRONTPAGEMAG— In a speech to the American Israeli Political Action Committee (AIPAC) on Sunday morning, President Obama tried to offer some clarification to his remarks on Thursday at the State Department where he stated that “The borders of Israel and Palestine should be based on the 1967 lines with mutually agreed swaps,…

U.S. Republicans disappointed by Obama's Mideast speech

BY NATASHA MOZGOVAYA, HAARETZ— Republican House Majority Leader Eric Cantor expressed disappointment Thursday in regards to U.S. President Barack Obama’s Mideast policy speech, saying he failed to propose a serious plan for achieving Mideast peace. “Today, the President outlined his hopes for Mideast peace – a goal that we all share – but failed to…

Obama and the undoing of the nations

BY VICTOR SHARPE— America is blessed by so many patriots, especially Glenn Beck, who choose the right path and, better still, can perceive the road to ruin and national debasement. Few in Europe have the ability to do so, indoctrinated for so long in a growing reliance upon an all-powerful central government that tells them…

Why is Obama picking on Israel?

BY HILARY LEILA KREIGER, JPOST—  The ornate chandeliered and gilded Ben Franklin Room of the State Department, scene of US President Barack Obama’s much-hyped Middle East policy speech Thursday, has the distinction of being a significant venue for inaction rather than action. In September, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who introduced Obama’s address, hosted Prime…