The United States has moved from exhibiting an extreme bias in favor of Israel to being complicit in Israeli crimes and a partner in the occupation, said Hanan Ashrawi Tuesday morning at the Arab Center Conference in Washington, DC.
Nathan Guttman writes about U.S. Ambassador David Friedman’s comments on Israeli annexation of Palestinian West Bank
Trump administration’s Peace for Prosperity, Middle East Peace plan economic part released, Bahrain conference announced yet details and Palestinian cooperation unclear
It wasn’t really a surprise when Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the Likud won April’s election in Israel, his fifth election victory. The Netanyahu-led right has a solid majority in Israel, and the ideological left has been relegated to the back benches of the Knesset. Life in Israel is good, and young Israelis in “the Bibi generation” appreciate it.
Nathan Guttman’s weekly column summing up Israeli-American politics
In Israel, the April elections are over. President Rivlin has sworn in the 21st Knesset and given Prime Minister Netanyahu a month to form the next government of Israel.
Just thinking about the government that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is forming fills me with a deep sense of dread.
Last Friday, as election results in Israel became clear and as final touches were being put on the U.S. Middle East peace plan, a.k.a. “the deal of the century,” a group of Jewish organizations sent a letter to President Trump essentially asking him to rein in Israel’s re-elected prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu.