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  • No movement on issues dividing Israel and Palestinians

     
    As representatives of the Mideast quartet tried again to break the ice between Palestinians and Israelis, Israel's cabinet decided to maintain another freeze, that of Palestinian tax money....
  • ISRAEL: Trying classic, digital and celebrity diplomacy

     
    The Palestinian plan to ask the United Nations for statehood recognition has preoccupied Israel's leaders and news media for months, making "September" a code word for trouble ahead. Public officials have sounded dire warnings, each with a metaphor...
  • ISRAEL: Natural gas deposits stir waters with Lebanon

     
    Israel and Lebanon are fighting a different kind of war -- over maritime borders and economic issues. If past maritime disputes were mostly about fishing rights, today's squabble concerns a far bigger matter -- billions of dollars worth of natural gas....
  • EGYPT: Israeli, Saudi officials respond to unrest

     
    Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak Thursday said that it was up to the Egyptian people to "find [their] way" according to the country's constitution, Reuters reported. Speaking to reporters after meeting U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Barak was...
  • Sunday shows: Barbour, Boehner, Ryan, Lew, Barak

     
    Also, Tim Pawlenty, Lindsey Graham, John McCain, Steny Hoyer, Edward Walker, Mohamed ElBaradei and Newt Gingrich....
  • ISRAEL: Egypt backlash, the view from next door

     
    Leaders, media, academics and arm-chair politicians (basically most Israelis) continue to monitor the upheaval rocking its big neighbor, just one door down. If there's a theme de jour, it seems to be "careful what you wish for." Monday, during a......
  • ISRAEL: Is the U.S. attitude to Egypt a message?

     
    The U.S. position on Egypt has taken Israel by surprise and left people wondering what the Americans are doing and what this means for other allies in the region, including Israel. When the administration first urged Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak......
  • EGYPT: Defense Secretary Robert Gates speaks with counterparts in Egypt, Israel about unrest

     
    Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates spoke with Egyptian and Israeli counterparts this weekend about Egyptian unrest, Pentagon officials said Sunday. Gates spoke by telephone to Field Marshal Mohamed Hussein Tantawi, the Egyptian minister of defense, about...
  • Sunday shows: Justice Stephen Breyer, Rep. Paul Ryan, David Axelrod, Ehud Barak

     
    Also, Gordon Brown, Ehud Barak, Kent Conrad, Christine Todd Whitman, Tzipi Livni, Salam Fayyad, Howard Dean, Dennis Blair, Dick Durbin, Chris Van Hollen, Austan Goolsbee, Mike Bloomberg, Elijah Cummins, Jim McDermott, Jerrold Nadler and Anthony Weiner....
  • ISRAEL: Waiting for the WikiLeaks shoe to drop, still cleaning up past messes

     
    As elsewhere, readers and leaders in Israel were waiting on Sunday for the WikiLeaks shoe to drop. Israel is included in a long list of countries that received a heads up from the U.S. about possible diplomatic embarrassment ahead. Prime......
  • ISRAEL: WikiLeaks and Israel -- quiet relief, louder vindication, for now

     
    The morning after the first disclosures of WikiLeaks' trove of diplomatic cables, buzz in Israel was somewhere between relief and vindication, and officials were being thankful by keeping quiet. Relations between Israel and the U.S. are based on a tight.....