Netanyahu Articles


Mischief at the U.N.

Obama toys with cutting Israel adrift in the Security Council.
Apr 06, 2015

Immediately after Israel’s March 17 election, Obama administration officials threatened to allow (or even encourage) the U.N. Security Council to recognize a Palestinian state and confine Israel to its pre-1967 borders. Within days, the president himself joined in, publicly criticizing not just Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, with whom Obama has had notoriously bad relations, but sectors of Israeli opinion and even Israel itself.

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Clinton’s Israel Lesson for Obama

10:01 AM, Mar 22, 2015

The prime minister of Israel delivered a speech announcing positions on the peace process and Palestinian statehood that contradicted the views of the U.S. president and the international community.

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Kristol: Deal With Iran Could Come This Weekend

Hosted by Michael Graham.
1:10 PM, Mar 20, 2015

THE WEEKLY STANDARD podcast with editor William Kristol on the President's nuclear deal with Iran, whether we'll learn more this weekend, and Hillary Clinton's speech to camp counselors.

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Podcast: Netanyahu or No, Obama Will Press Ahead With Bad Iran Deal

Hosted by Michael Graham.
2:25 PM, Mar 19, 2015

THE WEEKLY STANDARD podcast with senior editor Lee Smith on Obama's nuclear giveaway to Iran and why Netanyahu's victory won't stop the administration from pursuing a bad deal.

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Joining the Jackals—Again?

2:00 PM, Mar 19, 2015

In the aftermath of Benjamin Netanyahu's inconvenient (to Barack Obama) victory in the Israeli election, it looks like the administration is heading towards exacting revenge. The administration's threat is that under President Obama the United States will "join the jackals"—the permanent, global, virulently anti-Israel caucus at the United Nations.  The phrase comes from the late Daniel Patrick Moynihan, who knew a thing or two about Israel-hatred at the U.N.

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Iran's Deadly Strategy

4:32 PM, Mar 05, 2015

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced a daunting task at his address to Congress this week: convincing a friendly America, but a hostile administration, not to let Iran acquire an atomic bomb that could undermine the West and destroy Israel. His speech to Congress was so effective not only because of his characteristically superb presentation, but because he -- contrary to claims by critics -- presented concrete suggestions for a better deal.

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Podcast: Obama's Goal: Drive a Wedge Between Israel & America's Democrats

Hosted by Michael Graham.
3:25 PM, Feb 26, 2015

THE WEEKLY STANDARD podcast with Elliott Abrams from the Council on Foreign Relations on his recent item "U.S. and Israel: The Manufactured Crisis."

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When Israeli Labor Prime Ministers Were Targeted By Washington

It was once the Israeli left that enraged American presidents.
11:05 AM, Feb 13, 2015

Benjamin Netanyahu is not the first Israeli prime minister to find himself at odds with Washington. In fact, several prime ministers from the Labor Party, Netanyahu's traditional rival, have suffered the wrath of an angry American president.

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On Being Jewish and French

8:02 AM, Jan 12, 2015

Tablet has one of the best articles I've seen from Paris, capturing the mood of French Jews--and the meaning for them of the state of Israel. Here are excerpts:

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'Israel Under Attack, Obama Remains Silent'

1:10 PM, Jul 10, 2014

Elliott Abrams, writing for the Council on Foreign Relations:

Israel is under attack by the terrorist group Hamas. Hundreds of rockets have fallen on its cities and towns. Millions of Israelis run, and must pull their children, into shelters each day.

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Kristol Podcast: The Battle Over Obamacare and the Shutdown

Hosted by Michael Graham.
11:30 AM, Oct 04, 2013

THE WEEKLY STANDARD podcast with editor William Kristol on the Shutdown, Obamacare, and Netanyahu's visit.

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Bibi— Son of Benzion

The Netanyahu legacy.
Aug 13, 2012

Benzion Netanyahu, 1910-2012

8:56 AM, Apr 30, 2012

The father of Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the historian and Zionist Benzion Netanyahu, died this morning. He was 102 years old.

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Netanyahu: ‘Am Yisrael Chai’

10:29 AM, Apr 19, 2012

Here's the text of Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu's powerful Holocaust Remembrance Day speech to his countrymen. Worth reading.

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