The administration is cutting funding for a Coast Guard program but sending hundreds of millions to the PA.
Now’s not the right time for Israel to negotiate with the Palestinians.
US continues aid to PLO - Washington Times
U.S. will give Palestinians extra $150 million in aid
President Obama on Thursday pushed Arab nations to provide more political and financial support for the Middle East peace effort
Israelis, Palestinians already broaching tough topics in talks, envoy says
Obama 'to visit Jerusalem and Ramallah' - The Telegraph
President will make his first visit as chief executive to Israel and the West Bank to persuade both sides to agree to concessions for the sake of peace
The administration’s attempt to pressure Palestinians and Israelis into negotiations — undertaken, no doubt, in pursuit of peace — may well cause another outbreak of violence in the Holy Land.
The Palestinian Authority has demanded a freeze on East Jerusalem construction as a precondition to more proximity talks with Israel through the US
Terror camp - AP
Hamas sabotages a U.N. summer program to make its own camp more attractive to children in Gaza
The President said that the money would go to housing and schools
Senior level administration officials broadly consider the Israeli blockade a failure and have begun to shape a shift in policy
True peace must converge with good-faith negotiations and a final two-state peace agreement with security for Israelis and Palestinians.
Violence has spread across both Palestinian territories in recent weeks. A new Palestinian intifada, or uprising, may be under way. If it takes off, Washington’s policymakers must know that it is ultimately Iran that will benefit
The violence spread from Arab neighborhood to Arab neighborhood across the eastern side of the volatile city