U.S. Envoy's Comments Spark Israel Uproar

Several prominent members of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's team Sunday seized on a comment made by U.S. Middle East envoy George Mitchell last week, perceiving it as a direct threat. In an interview with Charlie Rose, Mitchell briefly outlined the tools the administration has at its disposal to pressure the Israeli government in peace talks with the Palestinians, saying, "Under American law, the United States can withhold support on loan guarantees to Israel." Mitchell also said...Full Story
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