Thursday December 14th 2017

Posts Tagged ‘Barack Obama’

Saudis Seek Independent Policy in Wake of US Duplicity

Saudis Seek Independent Policy in Wake of US Duplicity

by Mahmoud Abu Ghosh Despite initial positive statements by Saudi Arabia on the Iran nuclear deal reached Sunday in Geneva, a senior advisor to the Saudi royal family said that his country was deceived by the United States in the agreements and will pursue an independent foreign policy in response. The Telegraph reports that the [...]

Outrage over US Spying Reignites calls for Pollard’s Freedom

Outrage over US Spying Reignites calls for Pollard’s Freedom

by Avi Yellin The revelations of the United States spying on Israeli leaders has evoked angry reactions from top political figures who are now seizing on the moment to demand that Washington release "Prisoner of Zion" Jonathan Pollard, the former US Naval intelligence analyst currently serving a life sentence for passing classified information [...]

NSA Spying on Israeli Prime Ministers

NSA Spying on Israeli Prime Ministers

by Sagit Levi Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu (Likud) and his predecessor Ehud Olmert (Kadima) were among those spied upon by America's National Security Agency (NSA), new documents leaked by whistleblower and former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden reveal. According to reports Friday in the British Guardian, the New York [...]

Bennett Rejects US Pressure & Security Arrangements

Bennett Rejects US Pressure & Security Arrangements

by Eitam Abadi Economy and Trade Minister Naftali Bennett (Jewish Home) released a statement on his Facebook page Friday, discussing United States pressure to resume negotiations between Israel and the Western-backed Palestinian Authority. Bennett explained in his statement the extent of American Secretary of State John Kerry's involvement [...]

US Blames Derailed Talks on Jewish Building

US Blames Derailed Talks on Jewish Building

by Eitam Abadi United States President Barack Obama's top national security aide on Thursday blamed announcements of Jewish construction in Israel's disputed heartland for the breakdown of American-imposed secret negotiations between Israel and the Western-backed Palestinian Authority. In a speech to a Washington think tank, Susan Rice, [...]

Eitan: US Said Pollard Would Serve Only 10 Years

Eitan: US Said Pollard Would Serve Only 10 Years

by Naama Ben-Yaakov Former cabinet minister Rafi Eitan, who was the intelligence officer who operated Israeli agent Jonathan Pollard in the mid-1980s, revealed Monday that he incriminated him because he was told Pollard would serve no more than 10 years in prison. Pollard was a United States Naval intelligence analyst who, in the early [...]

Obama Demands Faster Progress in Negotiations

Obama Demands Faster Progress in Negotiations

by Sagit Levi United States President Barack Obama met with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu (Likud) on Monday and demanded that Israel speed up negotiations with the Palestinian Authority towards the implementation of Washington's two-state agenda for the country. Secret negotiations have been taking place for months between Israel [...]

Likud MKs Working to Strengthen Netanyahu Against Washington

Likud MKs Working to Strengthen Netanyahu Against Washington

by Eitam Abadi Member of Knesset Yariv Levin (Likud) announced late Sunday Monday that while Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's government continues negotiations with the Palestinian Authority towards an Israeli surrender of the Samaria and Judea regions, Jewish construction must continue in these territories. “In the end there is only [...]

Levin Pressures Netanyahu from Below

Levin Pressures Netanyahu from Below

by Naama Ben-Yaakov Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu (Likud) received a stern warning from the head of his coalition Yariv Levin on Tuesday not to sign a deal with the Western-backed Palestinian Authority that would require the destruction of any Jewish communities in Israel's disputed heartland. Speaking to the Middle East news site [...]

Secret Budget Reveals US Spying on Israel

Secret Budget Reveals US Spying on Israel

by Avi Yellin The Washington Post has revealed a collection of clauses from the United States government's top secret $52.6 billion "black budget," meant to finance the special operations of the intelligence services, including operations against the State of Israel. The 178-page budget summary for the National Intelligence Program, which [...]

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