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Posts Tagged ‘Hillary Clinton’

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 [...]

Obama’s UN Nominee Advocated Invasion of Israel

Obama’s UN Nominee Advocated Invasion of Israel

by Naama Ben-Yaakov United States President Barack Obama has selected as his nominee for American ambassador to the United Nations a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and academic who at one point in her career has advocated a US invasion of Israel. Samantha Power, a former White House aide and Harvard professor, asserted in a 2002 interview [...]

Clinton Had Planned US Intervention in Syria

Clinton Had Planned US Intervention in Syria

by Avi Yellin A plan developed last summer by then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and then-CIA Director David Petraeus to arm and train Syrian rebels was rebuffed by the White House, The New York Times reported on Saturday. The United States has sent "humanitarian aid" to opposition forces in Syria but has declined requests for weapons [...]

Marxists Claim Credit for Attack on Ankara’s US Embassy

Marxists Claim Credit for Attack on Ankara’s US Embassy

by Mahmoud Abu Ghosh The Revolutionary People's Liberation Front (DHKP-C) has claimed responsibility for Friday's suicide attack at the United States embassy in Ankara, according to a statement posted on the Internet Saturday. DHKP-C, a Marxist group which the Turkish authorities had already blamed for Friday's bombing, accused the American [...]

Abdullah Pleas for Cessation of Violence

Abdullah Pleas for Cessation of Violence

by Mahmoud Abu Ghosh Jordan’s King Abdullah II on Tuesday warned Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu (Likud) against launching a ground operation into Gaza. According to the official Jordanian Petra news agency, the monarch spoke over the phone with Netanyahu and warned of the danger of the deteriorating situation in Gaza and the [...]

Pollard Activists Outraged by Clinton’s Remarks

Pollard Activists Outraged by Clinton’s Remarks

by Avi Yellin Activists working to free Prisoner of Zion Jonathan Pollard expressed outrage on Tuesday at American Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's comments rejecting the possibility of the Israeli agent's life sentence being commuted. “With respect to Mr. Pollard, he was convicted of spying in 1987," Clinton said. "He was sentenced [...]

US Blasts Levi Report

US Blasts Levi Report

by Naama Ben-Yaakov The United States on Monday condemned an official Israeli report for concluding that Jewish communities in Israel's disputed heartland do not violate international law. The 89-page Edmund Levi Report was submitted to a ministerial committee on Sunday by the panel officially established by Prime Minister Binyamin [...]

Clinton Meets Abbas Prior to Israel Visit

Clinton Meets Abbas Prior to Israel Visit

by Sagit Levi American Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Friday she had held “productive” talks in Paris with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. AFP reported that during the "candid and productive meeting," Clinton said the two "discussed how to build on his exchange of letters" with Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin [...]

Mofaz Angling for US Favor

Mofaz Angling for US Favor

by Sagit Levi Vice Premier Shaul Mofaz (Kadima) is scheduled to arrive in Washington on Monday for a series of key meetings intended to restore the confidence of United States officials in his party following his victory over Tzipi Livni in recent primaries. Livni had been widely regarded as Washington's preferred candidate to install in [...]

US Boasts ‘New Ideas’ to Pressure Israel

US Boasts ‘New Ideas’ to Pressure Israel

by Naama Ben-Yaakov A United States emissary is expected to arrive in Israel next week in order to press Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu (Likud) to move forward with Washington's plan for Israel to surrender its disputed heartland to the Western-backed Palestinian Authority. American efforts are already underway to arrange a meeting [...]

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