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Your Top Questions About Israel -Gaza Answered
ABC News' foreign editor Jon Williams answered questions from readers Tuesday on ABC News' Facebook page about the conflict in Israel and Gaza. Here are some of the answers Williams gave about the conflict, including how it began, how it might end, and what the U.S. involvement is. How many
US-Israeli Relations Strained by 'Messianic Fervor'
U.S.-Israeli relations have at times been rocky since early in President Obama’s first term, but the relationship may have hit a new low today – publicly, at least – with two spats brewing in the Israeli press. Two conservative, high-ranking Israeli officials criticized Secretary of...
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] ...
Israeli, Palestinian Leaders to Resume Peace Talks in Washington
WASHINGTON — Senior Israeli and Palestinian officials will meet over the next two days to try and hash out parameters to formally resume direct peace talks, the State Department announced today. This will be the first time in nearly three years the parties will have...
John Kerry Announces Breakthrough in Mideast Peace Process
JERUSALEM – Palestinian and Israeli officials have reached an agreement that forms the basis to begin direct peace negotiations after nearly three years, Secretary of State John Kerry said. “This is a significant and welcome step forward,” Kerry told reporters in Amman, Jordan, at the...
Where Obama and Romney Stand on the Big Issues
With Election Day in view, Americans are dialing up their focus on President Obama and Mitt Romney, preparing to make that long-awaited choice. But before you head to the polls -- now or on Nov. 6 -- have one last look at the candidates and "where they stand" in this handy primer: On Taxes:
Romney Wants Obama to Disclose Foreign Talks, but Wouldn't Do So With Israel
Mitt Romney’s campaign says President Obama should release the transcripts of his meetings with foreign leaders to reveal his agenda, but the presumptive Republican nominee suggested today that not even he would do that if it would risk a public rift with Israel. Romney said...
Romney, The Inevitable? (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) COLUMBUS, Ohio — Could Super Tuesday be the beginning of the end for Mitt Romney’s rivals? The former Massachusetts governor begins the final full day of campaigning before voters go to the polls with a narrow lead...
On Iran, Obama and Bibi Differ on Red Lines and Timelines
This morning, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu comes to the Oval Office to meet with President Obama. The last time they met, in May 2011, Netanyahu offered the American president a lesson on Jewish history — in front of the cameras. President Obama had just...
Obama Israel Policy Takes Hits but Unlikely to Alter Jewish Vote
The Republican presidential candidates today slammed President Obama’s Israel policy in successive speeches before the Jewish Republican Coalition, using a slew of recent off-the-cuff comments on Israel by administration officials as ammunition for their attacks. Rep. Michele Bachmann accused ...