Hagel nomination cheers Iran, worries Israel
Hagel's positions on Israel's two most pressing foreign policy issues — Iran's nuclear program and relations with the Palestinians — appear to be at odds with the Israeli government, and critics here fear the appointment could increase pressure on ...
The day after Iran's tomorrow
Israel Pushes Washington to Give Iran an Ultimatum
Israel, KSA focus on Iran to cover up own crises: US analyst
Chuck Hagel and Israel in context: A guide to his controversial statements
Washington Post (blog)
Hagel says his positions on Israel has been “completely distorted,” though he acknowledges that “I have also questioned some very cavalier attitudes taken about very complicated issues in the Middle East.” Certainly, Hagel has expressed sentiments that ...
US Senator: Israel should not worry about Hagel
The Israel Lobby and Hagel
So What If Hagel's Not Pro-Israel?
Main Roads Flooded in Fierce Israel Rainstorm
Heavy rain flooded the main highway into Israel's main commercial hub, and an army helicopter was sent to rescue Israelis stranded on a roof in one of the region's fiercest rainstorms in decades. The highway that runs through Tel Aviv was closed ...
New York Times (blog)
Extreme Makeover, Israel
New York Times (blog)
TEL AVIV — When you're in Tel Aviv — touring its busy beach cafés by day or its busy bars at night — it's easy to think of Israel as an attractive place. As of last week, Israel is also an attractive place with an attractive logo: the Foreign ...
LIVE BLOG: Israel paralyzed by worst storm in decade
'Frankenstorm' Lashes Israel
A Look At Israel's Flood
Steinitz Sees Cuts Saving $3.7 Billion: Israel Overnight
Israel will find 14 billion shekels ($3.7 billion) of savings by reducing spending rather than increasing taxes and may consider raising additional financing on domestic or international markets, the finance minister said. “New Taxation will not help ...
While visiting Israel, Sen. Paul calls for less US foreign aid
(CNN) – Republican Sen. Rand Paul is staying true to his message against sending millions in aid money overseas, even while visiting Israel, one of the largest beneficiaries of U.S. assistance. "It will be harder to defend Israel if we destroy our ...
Rand Paul in Israel: End All Foreign Aid Gradually
In 1st visit to Israel, Republican Senator Rand Paul calls for gradual ...
Rand Paul Has Arrived In Israel, And It Looks A Lot Like This Is His First ...
Steady drift to the right in Israel
While Jonathan Freedland's evident horror at Israel's shift to the right is welcome (Comment, 5 January), his explanations fail to account for the country's steady drift to the right since its inception and the ineluctable logic of imposing a Jewish ...
Iran hopeful in Hagel nomination; Israel 'concerned'
At the same time, Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin said Israel should be "concerned, but not afraid of [Chuck] Hagel's isolationist ideas." "We hope there will be practical changes in American foreign policy and that Washington becomes respectful of the ...
Why Won't Israel's Politicians Talk Seriously About Foreign Policy?
Bennett went on to detail his 'stability plan,' wherein Israel would exercise full control and sovereignty over its settlements in the West Bank, but would also remove checkpoints and restrictions on travel for Palestinians. Bennett noted that this ...