Obama makes the case for an Israeli strike on Iran

BY CAROLINE GLICK, JPOST— In his commentary in Maariv’s Friday news supplement, the paper’s senior diplomatic commentator Ben Caspit laid out a hypothetical lecture that Obama might give Netanyahu when the two leaders meet alone in the Oval Office this afternoon. In Caspit’s scenario, Obama used the one-on-one to set out the law to the…

Obama and Israel: The Silence of 'Friends'

BY ROBERT M. GOLDBERG, THE AMERICAN SPECTATOR— Oscar Wilde noted “true friends stab you in the front.” Which explains why President Obama– the self-proclaimed “best friend Israel ever had” — has decided to cut funding for the Jewish state’s missile defense system at the same time he wants to restore funding to UNESCO. (Israel’s best…

‘Panetta believes Israel will attack Iran this spring'

BY YAAKOV KATZ, JPOST— United States Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta believes that Israel will attack Iran in April, May or June, the Washington Post reported Thursday. According to the report, written by the paper’s senior opinion writer David Ignatius, Panetta is concerned that Israel will launch an attack before Iran enters the so-called “immunity…

Dep. Foreign Minister: Peace Can't Cost Israel its Existence

BY ELAD BENARI, ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS— Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon said on Wednesday that Israel wants to achieve peace with its Arab neighbors, but stressed that peace cannot come at the price of Israel’s existence. Speaking with Arutz Sheva on the sidelines of the 12th Annual Herzliya Conference, Ayalon said, “We have to be…