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The Wichita Eagle
Frida Ghitis: Nuclear deal with Iran a dilemma for Israel
The notion that the world is a safer place now that the United States and other powers have made an interim deal with Iran over its nuclear weapons program does not find a lot of believers in Israel, where the population lives fewer than a thousand miles away from the Iranian capital and is even closer to Tehran's most militant friends.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Israel's America debate
At a joint press conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu last week in Jerusalem, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry closed his remarks by saying, as he put it, "what perhaps doesn't need to be said but I want to say it: The bond between the United States and Israel is unbreakable."
Sun Dec 08, 2013
The Times of Israel
When the Santas met Saban
Outside the Willard Intercontinental, perhaps Washington's best-known grand hotel, snow fell delicately and men in green-and-red tutus, Santa Claus costumes and running pants strode down Pennsylvania Avenue.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
A Great Reckoning in a Little Room
Back in July of 2008, presidential candidate Barack Obama visited Sderot, the southern Israeli city battered by rocket fire from Gaza, and delivered a speech emphasizing Israel's right to defend itself and stressing that "peace should not undermine its security."
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Politics: The Teflon prime minister
Perhaps had Netanyahu not tried to hard so hide his expenses, they would not have been seen as that big a deal.
The New Yorker
Olmert Against Netanyahu: Israel's Divide on Iran
"The attacks on the Administration's action plan about Iran are certainly premature," Ehud Olmert, the former Prime Minister of Israel, wrote me in a series of e-mails, not long after the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council and Germany struck a deal with Iran, trading some sanctions relief for a suspension of its nuclear program.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Netanyahu in Rome: Western sanctions regime against Iranians already unraveling
"There appears to be general relaxation of sanctions, and a rush to accommodate Iran, and to make it legitimate as if Iran has changed anything of its actual policies," PM warns.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
The Times of Israel
Likud MK: Iran deal makes Israeli strike more likely
Tzachi Hanegbi, right, talks to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at a 2010 Knesset committee meeting The interim deal struck last weekend between six world powers and Iran actually increases the likelihood of an Israeli strike against the Islamic Republic's nuclear facilities, a lawmaker close to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday, ... (more)
Arutz Sheva Israel News
Hotovely: Olmert's Remarks 'Hutzpa of a Failed PM'
Deputy Transportation Minister Tzipi Hotovely attacked former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's comments about the current Prime Minister Monday, in an interview with Arutz Sheva Radio .
The Times of Israel
PM's allies snap back, call Olmert 'perpetual failure'
Regarding criticism of his outspoken objection to Iran deal, sources close to Netanyahu ask 'What would they have us do, send faxes to the White House?' Former prime minister Ehud Olmert is a "complete" and "perpetual failure," senior Israeli officials close to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday in response to Olmert's outspoken ... (more)
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Olmert: Netanyahu has 'declared war' on US
Former PM slams Netanyahu's approach to preventing nuclear Iran; says Israel should not play the lead role in preventing Tehran from obtaining atomic weapons, but it should urge the US to take this role.
PM Residence's 2012 expenses revealed, total of NIS 2.97M
Following a petition filed by the Movement for Freedom of Information to receive information on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu 's residence budget, an expenses report was released Sunday, revealing operative costs in 2012 - complementing a similar report released six months ago.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Dov Lautman laid to rest
Hundreds attended the funeral of Israel Prize winner Dov Lautman, who passed away Saturday at the age of 77. President Shimon Peres, Education Minister Shai Piron, Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and Labor Chairman Isaac Herzog were also in attendance.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Olmert mocks Netanyahu, backs Obama over Iran nuclear talks
Former prime minister Ehud Olmert derided his successor, Binyamin Netanyahu, for butting heads with President Barack Obama over the Iranian nuclear standoff.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Olmert at Dartmouth College: A Blunt Defense of Kerry's Peace Process
Ehud Olmert appeared at Dartmouth College on Tuesday. It's hard to remember a blunter defense of John Kerry's peace process, or statement of impatience with the Netanyahu government, than Olmert's talk, which is worth spending some time with.
Peace process is doomed, says security veteran
There are few living Israelis who have more experience in the fields of both war and peace than Ami Ayalon.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert speaks at Dartmouth College
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert outlined his thoughts on the prospects for peace in the Arab Spring on Tuesday at Dartmouth College.
Olmert on Netanyahu: Of all housing reform, his is all noise
Ehud Olmert, former prime minister, responded to the comments current Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made regarding housing reform earlier in the Knesset, in which the PM blamed prior governments for difficulties faced in the housing market.