Obama Preparing Anti-Israel Offensive ….Plans to Recognize Palestine

By Ted Belman, Israpundit— 1. Wall Street Journal: Obama Plans to Recognize Palestine White House plan that would kill the peace process. 10/27/2016 2. Obama Preparing Anti-Israel Offensive by Jenna Lifhits, WEEKLY STANDARD The Obama administration is manufacturing a crisis with Israel in anticipation of a post-election diplomatic push targeting the Jewish state, and this…

Is Obama preparing a parting shot at Israel?

By Charles Krauthammer, Washington Post— Last week, the U.N.’s premier cultural agency, UNESCO, approved a resolution viciously condemning Israel (referred to as “the Occupying Power”) for various alleged trespasses and violations of the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. Except that the resolution never uses that term for Judaism’s holiest shrine. It refers to and treats it…

Obama may be out, but ‘Obamaism’ is here to stay, Israel’s Oren reportedly says

By Jpost— The isolationist policies of US President Barack Obama are likely to continue after he leaves office in January, Deputy Minister Michael Oren (Kulanu) reportedly said this week. According to Channel 10, Oren said in a talk to the Harvard Alumni Club in Israel on Tuesday that “Obama may be going home, but ‘Obamaism’…

Steve King: Trump lacks ‘long-term,’ ‘sustainable’ Israel policy

By Eric Cortellessa, Times of Israel— CLEVELAND — Republican Rep. Steve King of Iowa has a tendency to ignite controversy. He once advocated building a wall along the US-Mexico border with an electrical wire, saying it would “be a discouragement” for illegal immigrants to cross over, and added, “We do that with livestock all the time.”…

Top Trump advisor to ‘Post’: Settlement annexation legitimate if PA continues to avoid real peace

By Danielle Ziri, JPOST— CLEVELAND – Israeli annexation of settlements in the West Bank could be viewed by a Trump administration as a legitimate way for Israel to move forward if the Palestinians continue to avoid a real and genuine peace deal, David Friedman, a senior advisor to Donald Trump, told The Jerusalem Post on…