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What's at stake if the US recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital, moves embassy
President Trump is nearing a decision on whether to recognize Jerusalem as Israel 's capital, according to his son-in-law, Jared Kushner . "The president is going to make his decision," Kushner said Sunday, speaking at the Saban Forum at the Brookings Institution in Washington D.C. "He is still
The Democrats' Benghazi Dilemma
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES WHAT WILL NANCY DO? The House of Representatives voted 232-186 yesterday to establish a new Select Committee to investigate the Benghazi, Libya, diplomatic mission terrorist attacks that killed four Americans on Sept. 11, 2012. All but seven Democrats
Top US Middle East Envoy Gives Post-Mortem on Peace Talks
Martin Indyk, who for the past nine months has been shuttling between the Israelis and Palestinians in the latest round of peace talks, gave an expansive post-mortem of the failed negotiations in which he blamed both sides for not wanting peace badly enough. “One problem...
The Note's Must-Reads for Thursday, April 03, 2014
The Note’s Must-Reads are a round-up of today’s political headlines and stories from ABC News and the top U.S. newspapers. Posted Monday through Friday right here at www.abcnews.com Compiled by ABC News’ Jayce Henderson, Will Cantine and Janine Elliot FORT HOOD SHOOTING ABC News’ Devin Dwyer:...
All Roads Lead To Hillary
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES CLINTONS’ PATIENCE GROWING THIN WITH WEINER: Bill and Hillary Clinton increasingly see Anthony Weiner’s mayoral campaign as an embarrassment and potential liability, and are signaling through associates that they are eager to see him exit the race, ...
Obama Throws Support Behind Mideast Peace Talks
President Obama has thrown his full support behind the resumption of negotiations between Israeli and Palestinian officials, a process Secretary of State John Kerry has been pushing since he began his post at the beginning of the year. “I am pleased that Prime Minister [Benjamin] ...
New Envoy for Mideast Peace Process
Secretary of State Kerry announces that U.S. ambassador to Israel, Martin Indyk, will take post.
Analyst: Obama's 'Good Record' Shows Dems' Foreign Policy Strength
Brookings Institution's Martin Indyk says Mitt Romney "botched" this summer's overseas trip.
The Note's Must-Reads for Friday, June 4, 2010
The Note's Must-Reads are a round-up of today's political headlines and stories from ABC News and the top U.S. newspapers. Posted Monday through Friday right here at www.abcnews.com Compiled by ABC News Desk Assistants PETER MARTINEZ, JAYCE HENDERSON, CARRIE HALPERIN,...
No Sign of Thaw in U.S.-Israel Relations
Former U.S. Ambassador to Israel Martin Indyk Slams Netanyahu in Radio Interview