Despite U.S. and Israeli opposition, Palestinians prepared to ask United Nations for admission as a member state Friday
It would actually advance their cause.
Like Carter before him, Obama is finding that when American presidents present a face of international accommodation and ambivalence, they get taken advantage of
What I saw on my trip to France ten years ago.
US and Quartet pressure Palestinians to drop bid for UN status | Palestinian leadership under pressure to abandon or modify bid for full UN membership
‘Israeli military officials report an airstrike on southern Gaza following deadly attacks on southern Israel’
If the UN recognizes Palestinian statehood, Obama should kick the international body out of New York City.
Says feat similar to Palestinians at U.N.: ‘They can both stand up and read the phone book and be assured that a bunch of knuckleheads will give them a standing ovation’
‘In the coming weeks, we will approach private sector businessmen to create a $1 billion fund to invest in the Gaza Strip’
Obama has effectively abandoned the 50-year-old U.S. alliance with Israel.
The president got things right the second time.
Decision could ease the isolation of 1.4 million Palestinians in Hamas-controlled territory
It appears as though the president is throwing Israel to the wolves.
The president has betrayed our closest ally in the Middle East: Israel.
Obama has demanded that Israel return to its 1967 borders. He needs to lead by example.
‘I’m not convinced the Palestinians are really interested in peace’
There’s a reason Hamas won the 2006 Palestinian elections.
Violence erupts on three Israeli borders - Reuters
Israel-Palestinian violence disturbs Israel’s borders with Gaza, Lebanon, and Syria, killing at least eight
Citing freedom as the common thread, Palestinians of varying viewpoints call for united protest front via Facebook
Helen Thomas doubts Obama's liberalism: 'Because he was black, I thought he would automatically be [liberal]' - TheDC
Former ‘dean of the White House press corps’ doubles down on 2010 remarks about Israel and blames ‘organized lobbyists in favor of Israel’ for backlash