Obama warns U.S. will ‘do what we must’ on Iran. The president's stern comments closely echoed his past warnings, and stopped short of drawing the clear "red line" Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has sought from Washington. - http://www.PaulFDavis.com foreign policy consultant, international affairs adviser (info@PaulFDavis.com)
By Matt Spetalnick and Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has declined an offer to meet President Barack Obama at the White House later this month and canceled his trip to Washington, the White House said on Monday, citing Israeli news reports. Netanyahu's decision to nix his U.S. visit marked the latest episode in a fraught relationship with Obama that has yet to recover from their deep differences over last year's U.S.-led international…
Anti-Israel demonstrators led by the protest group Code Pink wear masks of Israeli Prime Benjamin Netanyahu as they sit at the entrance to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference at the Washington Convention Center in Washington. Netanyahu has come under almost unprecedented criticism from the U.S. administration and in Israel for his planned speech to Congres, as international talks with Iran are under way to secure a deal on Teheran's nuclear program
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sent a letter to Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, in wake of the terrorist attack yesterday in Sydney: "...Israel and Australia face the same scourge of ruthless Islamist terrorism which knows no geographic bounds and targets innocent civilians indiscriminately. Now, more than ever, the international community must join hands and work together to defeat these forces of evil, which threaten the security of all civilized nations....'