CFR’s Haass: Only ‘Optimist on Steroids’ Believes Syrian Ceasefire Will Hold

Monday, July 17, 2017

WASHINGTON – After six years of horrific bloodshed across Syria, President Donald Trump has invested presidential credibility towards negotiating a ceasefire with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in…

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JI Viewpoints on 2nd Anniversary of Iran deal

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Alan Solow, former Chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations: “Two years into the deal, I think that the indications are that Iran is in compliance with…

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State Dept Questions if Taylor Force Act ‘Accomplishes’ Objective of Stopping Terror

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Top State Department official notes Palestinian progress in cutting terror payments WASHINGTON – A top State Department official expressed skepticism regarding the efficiency of the Taylor Force Act…

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Bipartisan Letter Demands Answers on Bob Levinson

Thursday, July 13, 2017

WASHINGTON – Nearly two dozen lawmakers led by Bill Nelson (D-FL) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) published a letter to President Donald Trump imploring the White House to increase…

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Senators Demand Action on Palestinian Terror Payments

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

WASHINGTON – Republican and Democratic lawmakers called for a dramatic reduction in U.S. aid to the Palestinian Authority (PA) at a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on Wednesday….

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State Dept: Friedman’s Meeting Palestinian Negotiators ‘Perhaps an Upgrade’

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

WASHINGTON – U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman’s meeting with senior Palestinian negotiators is “not a downgrade but perhaps even an upgrade,” State Department Spokeswoman Heather Nauert said…

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State Dept: Israel Takes Trump’s Concerns About Settlements Into Account

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

WASHINGTON – The Israeli government has “implemented a policy” that takes President Donald Trump’s concerns about settlement construction “into account” despite the recent announcement that it advanced plans…

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Friedman Joins Greenblatt in Meeting with Palestinian Negotiators

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman joined President Trump’s envoy to the Middle East, Jason Greenblatt in his meeting with senior Palestinian officials in Jerusalem on Tuesday, a…

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Trump Admin hits roadblocks for Israeli-Palestinian talks

Monday, July 10, 2017

WASHINGTON – It was one of the most dramatic moments of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s June testimony. Speaking before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, the top U.S….

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Trump Slammed for Skipping Visit to Warsaw Ghetto Memorial

Thursday, July 6, 2017

The Jewish community in Poland harshly criticized President Donald Trump for not visiting the Monument to the Ghetto Heroes while in town on Thursday. The site is located…

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