Right Turn: Israel


Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 04/24/2014

Palestinian Authority chooses terror over peace, again

The PA chooses terror -- again -- over peace.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:42 AM ET, 04/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Israel, Middle East

Posted at 12:22 PM ET, 04/08/2014

To curb Iran, should we give Israel bunker busters?

What will we do when there is no Iran deal in July?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:22 PM ET, 04/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, Sen. Ted Cruz

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 04/02/2014

Abbas to U.S.: Get lost

The ‘peace talks’ have been a dangerous waste of presidential prestige

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 04/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Israel, John Kerry

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 04/01/2014

Don’t let Jonathan Pollard go now

Releasing Jonathan Pollard to keep the peace talks going is an awful idea.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:00 PM ET, 04/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, Jonathan Pollard

Posted at 12:28 PM ET, 03/31/2014

So much outrage, such a double standard for a pro-Israel group

Suddenly a former GOP operative is outraged about money.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:28 PM ET, 03/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  American Jews, Israel, Media bias

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 03/27/2014

Obama’s foreign policy rhetoric vs. international reality

The president’s worldview doesn’t align with the world.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 03/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Israel, Russia, Ukraine

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 03/23/2014

Obama is setting up Israel to take the fall

President Obama’s rhetoric reveals his anti-Israel animus.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 03/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Israel, Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinians

Posted at 12:14 PM ET, 03/20/2014

Hillary Clinton spins her record on Israel

Hillary Clinton’s record on Israel is nothing to brag about.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:14 PM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hillary Clinton, Israel

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 03/19/2014

Congress nearly unanimous in its dismay over Obama’s Iran policy

The House and Senate give a thumbs down on Obama’s Iran policy.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 03/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, Sen. Rand Paul, WMD's

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 03/18/2014

Exposing the Iran farce

The Iran talks have become counterproductive.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 03/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 03/17/2014

Senate again tries to stiffen Obama’s spine on Iran

Senators’ letter sets out final points on any deal with Tehran.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:31 PM ET, 03/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, Senate

Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 03/05/2014

What the Iranian arms shipment means

Iran’s arms shipment confirms the regime’s true nature.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:09 PM ET, 03/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel

Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 03/04/2014

Bob Menendez at AIPAC

Can the Senate take on Iran?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:16 AM ET, 03/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AIPAC, Iran, Israel

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 03/04/2014

Obama attacked from all sides

Obama challenged on foreign policy by both parties.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 03/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  foreiign policy, Iran, Israel

Posted at 04:16 PM ET, 03/03/2014

Israel is popular with voters; Obama is not

Democrats risk getting crosswise with voters on foreign policy.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:16 PM ET, 03/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AIPAC, Israel, Rep. Tom Cotton

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 03/03/2014

McCain blasts Obama

John McCain blasts Obama, and AIPAC cheers.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:24 AM ET, 03/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, Sen. John McCain, Ukraine

Posted at 04:38 PM ET, 03/02/2014

AIPAC vs. the White House

Bipartisan agreement at AIPAC: Obama’s foreign policy is lousy

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:38 PM ET, 03/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AIPAC, Israel, Middle East

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 03/02/2014

AIPAC opens

AIPAC opens amid uncertainty about the U.S. role in the world.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:08 PM ET, 03/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AIPAC, Iran, Israel

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 02/27/2014

AIPAC: A new era of confrontation?

AIPAC must adapt or fade into irrelevance.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:45 AM ET, 02/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 02/26/2014

Another round on Iran sanctions

Time for accountability on Iran policy.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:30 AM ET, 02/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel

Posted at 04:14 PM ET, 02/24/2014

What Kerry needs to explain at AIPAC

John Kerry should get an earful at AIPAC.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:14 PM ET, 02/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, John Kerry, Syria

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 02/11/2014

Reid under fire for defying majority on sanctions

A pro-Israel group lays blame for sanctions impasse at Reid’s feet.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:30 PM ET, 02/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, Sen. Harry Reid

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 02/11/2014

Right of return, not settlements, is nub of Mideast conflict

A Palestinian envoy provides insight into his side’s thinking on a Mideast deal.

By  |  08:45 AM ET, 02/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Israel

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 02/10/2014

Obama’s got no plan B on Iran

The president is leaving us two choices: war or a nuclear-armed Iran.

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Tags:  Iran, Israel

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 02/10/2014

Kerry barking up the wrong tree

John Kerry’s delusion of peace processing needs to end.

By  |  12:00 PM ET, 02/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Israel, John Kerry

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 02/09/2014

At last someone is candid about Iran sanctions

Malcolm Hoenlein offers a clear voice on Iran sanctions -- finally.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 02/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel

Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 02/07/2014

Sanctions hypocrisy

Even for the Senate, the hypocrisy is hard to stomach.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:11 PM ET, 02/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 02/05/2014

Oxfam defends, NGO Monitor dissects

Oxfam’s excuses don’t fly.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 02/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  BDS, human rights, Israel

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 02/05/2014

Obama and the kings

When it comes to Iran, Sunni Arab leaders agree with Israel.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 02/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, Middle East

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 02/04/2014

It’s contaiment, for sure

The administration seems more anxious to stop critics than to stop Iran.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 02/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 02/04/2014

Oxfam on defense after actress dumps it

The BDS movement isn’t something to brag about.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 02/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  BDS movement, Israel

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 02/03/2014

John Kerry’s perfect, unreliable record

America gives thumbs down on Kerry-Obama Iran policy.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 02/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Iran sanctions, Israel

Posted at 03:48 PM ET, 01/30/2014

Reid jumps when Big Labor balks

Sen. Harry Reid won’t move on Iran sanctions, but he will on trade authority.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:48 PM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Iran sanctions, Israel

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 01/29/2014

Obama administration officials: Please stay away from AIPAC

AIPAC and Obama should part ways.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:40 PM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AIPAC, Iran, Israel

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 01/28/2014

Obama vs. America on Iran

President Obama’s Iran policy is deeply unpopular.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:45 PM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel

Posted at 02:52 PM ET, 01/20/2014

Harper at the Knesset

Prime Minister Stephen Harper gives quite a speech in Israel.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:52 PM ET, 01/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Canada, Iran, Israel

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 01/14/2014

No, we shouldn’t trust Obama on Iran

The president is under attack for his Iran appeasement.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:45 AM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, WMD's

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 01/13/2014

Questions about the Iran implementation deal

It is urgent the Senate proceed with sanctions legislation.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:30 AM ET, 01/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, WMD's

Posted at 03:16 PM ET, 01/09/2014

Tipping point on Iran sanctions?

With 54 senators now for a Iran sanctions bill, anti-sanction advocates fret about possible passage.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:16 PM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, Sen. Rand Paul, Senate Democrats

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 12/20/2013

Four rotten excuses to oppose Iran sanctions

The objections to sanctions language don’t hold up.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:03 PM ET, 12/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, WMD's

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 12/20/2013

Congress is trying to stop a war, not start one

Congress is trying to help the president on Iran sanctions.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 12/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Iran sanctions, Israel

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 12/19/2013

Strange bedfellows on Iran: France and Elie Wiesel

No matter how you look at the Iran issue, the president’s policy is a flop.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:30 AM ET, 12/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, Laurent Fabius

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 12/19/2013

The Iran dilemma

How did we lose our advantage on Iran and how can we get it back?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 12/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, WMD's

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 12/17/2013

Maybe Palestinians don’t want two states

The two-state solution is nowhere in sight.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:00 PM ET, 12/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Israel, Middle East, Palestinians

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 12/12/2013

Iran already profiting from interim deal

The Iran deal is already providing Tehran benefits.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 12/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, WMD's

Posted at 02:43 PM ET, 12/11/2013

America vs. Iran, Obama’s interim deal and sanctions relief

Congress and voters overwhelmingly reject Obama’s Iran policy.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:43 PM ET, 12/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Iran, Israel

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 12/09/2013

Obama gives up on Iran

President Obama gives up on Iran.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:45 AM ET, 12/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, WMD's

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 12/02/2013

Bipartisan blowback to Iran deal

Bipartisan objections and Iranian mendacity may undermine the president’s interim deal with Iran.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 12/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, WMD's

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 11/27/2013

Will Ted Cruz and Rand Paul split on Iran?

The two GOP senators may diverge on the Iranian threat.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 11/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2016, Iran, Israel

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 11/26/2013

Time for Congress to take charge on Iran

How Congress checks the president, keeps Iran from going nuclear and prevents a war.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:15 PM ET, 11/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Iran, Israel

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 11/26/2013

What Obama has done: Iran’s green light to enrich

President Obama has opened the door to an Iran with a nuclear weapons capability.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 11/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, WMD's

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 11/25/2013

Bipartisan scorn for the interim deal

Bipartisan outrage greeted the announcement of a new Iran deal.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 11/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, WMD's

Posted at 08:29 AM ET, 11/24/2013

The Iran deal makes clear it pays to enrich

The Iran deal makes clear it pays to enrich.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:29 AM ET, 11/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, WMD's

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 11/22/2013

Who will defend the West?

Unless the administration wakes up, Israel will take on responsibility for the world’s security.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:30 PM ET, 11/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, Winston Churchill

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 11/22/2013

Looking for the un-Obama foreign policy president in 2016

Republicans need to find an improved commander in chief, not more of the same.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 11/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, GOP 2016, Iran, Israel

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 11/21/2013

Anti-Semitism and Obama’s Iran policy

Time to call out anti-Semitism.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:30 PM ET, 11/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  American Jews, Anti-Semitism, Iran, Israel

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 11/20/2013

Who will stand up to Iran and against Obama’s appeasement?

It’s time to stop Iran and the Obama administration.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, WMD's

Posted at 05:58 PM ET, 11/19/2013

Rand Paul: Worse than Obama on Iran

The Kentucky senator demonstrates again why he should never be commander in chief.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:58 PM ET, 11/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, Rand Paul

Posted at 04:12 PM ET, 11/19/2013

Obama tries to pacify senators on Iran

Not all senators are convinced by the president’s Iran pleas.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:12 PM ET, 11/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 11/19/2013

Senators should brief the president on Iran

They should also invite French President Francois Hollande to address Congress to underscore the importance of strong sanctions.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:45 AM ET, 11/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, Senate

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 11/18/2013

The Axis of Hope?

A new and odd alliance against Iran emerges.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:30 PM ET, 11/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  France, Iran, Israel, Saudi Arabia

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 11/18/2013

Netanyahu: Interim deal is a bad one

Israels prime minister explains why an interim deal won’t work.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:45 AM ET, 11/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Posted at 03:13 PM ET, 11/13/2013

Dems pummel administration on Iran

The move to prevent a nuclear-armed Iran is not partisan.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:13 PM ET, 11/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 11/13/2013

Pretty platitudes aren’t enough, Sen. Paul

Presidential aspirants can’t get by with foreign policy platitudes.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 11/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 05:11 PM ET, 11/12/2013

Kerry vs. friends of Israel

The pro-Israel community weighs in loudly on Iran.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:11 PM ET, 11/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, Jewish community

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 11/12/2013

John Kerry’s Iran problem

John Kerry is not “stupid” he’ll have you know.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:00 PM ET, 11/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, John Kerry, WMD's

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 11/11/2013

On Iran, Congress should stand with France

Congress can stop an atrocious deal with Iran

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:31 PM ET, 11/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Iran, Israel

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 11/11/2013

Administration bashed over Iran deal

President Obama’s latest and worst foreign policy fiasco.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:47 AM ET, 11/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 11/10/2013

Things liberals got wrong about foreign policy

Never have so many liberals been so wrong about so many important things.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:01 PM ET, 11/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, human rights, Iran, Israel, National Security, WNMD's

Posted at 04:04 PM ET, 11/08/2013

The fix is in for a bad deal with Iran

A very bad deal with Iran is in the works.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:04 PM ET, 11/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel

Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 11/07/2013

Outrage over potential U.S.-Iran deal

Blowback against a potential interim deal with Iran.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:56 PM ET, 11/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, WMD's

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 11/07/2013

Obama to allow Iran to keep its nuclear weapons program?

The president is going to let Iran keep its bomb, if reports are accurate.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:47 AM ET, 11/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, WMD's

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 10/25/2013

Congress remains ‘skeptical’ on Iran

House members briefed by Iran negotiator Wendy Sherman remain wary.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:46 AM ET, 10/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, WMD's

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 10/24/2013

Middle East allies lose faith in Obama

Israel and Saudi Arabia are right not to trust the Obama administration.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:02 AM ET, 10/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, Saudi Arabia

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 10/09/2013

Iran’s dangerous doubletalk

There is less to Iran’s willingness to negotiate than meets the eye.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:46 PM ET, 10/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, Middle East

Posted at 04:43 PM ET, 10/01/2013

What Netanyahu said, and didn’t

The Israeli prime minister does not hedge.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:43 PM ET, 10/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, WMD's

Posted at 12:42 PM ET, 09/29/2013

Worries about the Rouhani phone call

The president’s call with Iran’s president was troubling, as was the spin adopted by the U.S. leader.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:42 PM ET, 09/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hassan Roouhani, Iran, WMD's Israel

Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 09/16/2013

Rand Paul angers Jewish and Christian Republicans

The Kentucky senator’s foreign policy views set off a firestorm among conservatives.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:29 PM ET, 09/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Israel, Republicans 2016, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 06:06 PM ET, 09/03/2013

Obama looks to pro-Israel community

In unprecedented fashion Israel groups raise alarm over Syria resolution and plead on President Obama's behalf.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  06:06 PM ET, 09/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Israel, Syria

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 08/29/2013

Meanwhile, in Israel

Israelis are nervous bystanders, disturbed by Syria and the absence of U.S. leadership.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:31 AM ET, 08/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Israel, Syria, WMD's

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 08/01/2013

Kerry's folly: A process with no chance for peace

The secretary of state wastes his time on the moribund 'peace process' while the Middle East spins out of control.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:02 AM ET, 08/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Israel, Middle East, peace process

Posted at 09:31 AM ET, 07/29/2013

Consternation over Israeli prisoner release

Releasing murderers for useless peace talks defies logic.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:31 AM ET, 07/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Israel, Middle East

Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 07/21/2013

Peace process antics

John Kerry's announcement is overblown.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:02 PM ET, 07/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Israel, Middle East, peace process

Posted at 04:08 PM ET, 07/16/2013

Once again, it's the E.U. vs. Israel

The E.U. may be broke and powerless, but it never passes up the chance to bash Israel.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:08 PM ET, 07/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Europe, Israel

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 07/15/2013

What about Iran?

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sounds the alarm on Iran, again.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:02 PM ET, 07/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 07/03/2013

Why is Kerry spending his time in Israel?

John Kerry has a peculiar affinity for the useless "peace process."

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:32 PM ET, 07/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Israel, John Kerry, Middle East

Posted at 02:47 PM ET, 06/24/2013

We hardly knew 'ya, Rami

Rami Hamdallah comes and goes while the Palestinian Authority remains a basket case.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:47 PM ET, 06/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Israel, Middle East, PA

Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 06/17/2013

Obama's Iran delusion

The president's Iran delusion will force Israel to launch its strike.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:27 PM ET, 06/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, WMD's

Posted at 04:01 PM ET, 06/13/2013

Summer plans?

The overt display of terrorist training tells you all you need to know about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:01 PM ET, 06/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hamas, Israel, Terrorism

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 06/05/2013

A strong new player in the pro-Israel community

A influential and large conservative group turns to pro-Israel activism.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:46 AM ET, 06/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Israel, Penny Nance

Posted at 01:32 PM ET, 06/04/2013

You can't be for a weak United States and a strong Israel

The worst possible thing for Israel is a power vacuum left in the wake of U.S. retrenchment.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:32 PM ET, 06/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Iran, Israel, Middle East

Posted at 12:42 PM ET, 06/03/2013

More bad news from the Middle East

A new Palestinian Authority prime minister and more evidence of John Kerry's atrocious judgment.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:42 PM ET, 06/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Israel, John Kerry, Middle East, Palestinians

Posted at 03:48 PM ET, 05/20/2013

Iran policy reaches day of reckoning

Events in the region have outstripped the Obama administration's hapless Iran policy

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:48 PM ET, 05/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, WMD's

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 05/20/2013

A Middle East policy train wreck

The second Obama term is turning out worse than the first for Middle East policy and U.S. influence in the region.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:01 AM ET, 05/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Israel, John Kerry, Middle East

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 05/05/2013

Israel steps up to the plate

While President Obama equivocates about the 'red line' in Syria, Israel carries out an air strike.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:46 PM ET, 05/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, Syria

Posted at 09:14 AM ET, 04/30/2013

'Peace process'? You must be joking

The 'peace process' is a joke.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:14 AM ET, 04/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Israel, Middle East

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 04/23/2013

Iran unleashed, unbowed

Iran is growing more aggressive internationally and more repressive at home.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:47 AM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, National Security, Terrorism

Posted at 06:25 PM ET, 04/22/2013

Flap over Kerry flotilla remarks

Secretary of State John Kerry is being hammered for comments perceived as equating the Boston bombers with those killed in the Turkish flotilla.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  06:25 PM ET, 04/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Israel, John Kerry, Middle East

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 04/15/2013

Wheels off the bus in Obama Middle East policy: Fayyad quits

Salam Fayyad quits in huge setback for Middle East and Obama administration.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:02 AM ET, 04/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Israel, Middle East, Palestinians

Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 04/04/2013

Peace processing again -- this time from Kerry

For reasons that escape most observers, John Kerry is back to peace-process shuttling.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:45 PM ET, 04/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Israel, John Kerry, South Korea

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 03/20/2013

Obama in Israel: Pretty speeches won't do it

The president's speeches are better, but his actions, or lack thereof, leave Israel rattled.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:20 PM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Israel, Middle East, Syria

Posted at 07:42 AM ET, 03/19/2013

Middle East chaos

President Obama's Middle East policy leaves chaos and violence in its wake.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:42 AM ET, 03/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Egypt, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Middle East

Posted at 01:51 PM ET, 03/05/2013

AIPAC heads to the Hill: The diplomacy trap

AIPAC wraps up, but what comes next?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:51 PM ET, 03/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AIPAC, Iran, Israel

Posted at 03:54 PM ET, 03/04/2013

Graham previews his Iran resolutions, including force authorization

Sen. Lindsey Graham is taking a step-by-step approach to Iran and if need be with authorize the president to use force.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:54 PM ET, 03/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, Middle East, Sen. Lindsey Graham

Posted at 12:21 PM ET, 03/04/2013

Vice President Joe Biden at AIPAC

Vice President Joe Biden spoke at AIPAC, inadvertently reminding listeners of the president's shortcomings.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:21 PM ET, 03/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AIPAC, Israel, VP Joe Biden

Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 03/03/2013

AIPAC policy conference opens

The AIPAC conference, an exercise in forced bipartisanship, begins.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:02 PM ET, 03/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AIPAC, Iran, Israel, Middle East

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 03/01/2013

Influencing Iran and Obama

Can President Obama be influenced to get serious about Iran and convey a sense of urgency?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:46 PM ET, 03/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, Middle East, Sanctions

Posted at 01:43 PM ET, 02/27/2013

Iran is winning the waiting game on nuclear talks

The mullahs' stalling tactics are paying off.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:43 PM ET, 02/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, nuclear proliferation

Posted at 05:51 PM ET, 02/26/2013

Hagel confirmed 58-41

Chuck Hagel is confirmed by Hagel Democrats.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:51 PM ET, 02/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chuck Hagel, GOP, Iran, Israel

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 02/20/2013

Rubio in Israel

Sen. Marco Rubio makes news in Israel and shows his foreign policy chops.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:30 PM ET, 02/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Israel, Middle East, Sen. Marco Rubio

Posted at 01:36 PM ET, 02/19/2013

Hagel: Israel heading toward 'apartheid'

Now Chuck Hagel is accused of calling Israel practically an apartheid state.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:36 PM ET, 02/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chuck Hagel, Defense nominee, Israel

Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 02/12/2013

Hagel's complicated ties

Chcuk Hagel's finances and affiliations complicate his nomination.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:23 PM ET, 02/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Atlantic Council, Chuck Hagel, Defense Secretary, Iran, Israel

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 01/30/2013

What Chuck Hagel said in that J Street video [Updated]

Chuck Hagel's impromptu remarks: No wonder J Street did not want to give up the video.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:03 PM ET, 01/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chuck Hagel, Iran, Israel, J Street

Posted at 05:53 PM ET, 01/28/2013

Chuck Hagel's colleague: So many Jews, so much disloyalty

Chas Freeman, who is Chuck Hagel's vice chairman on the Atlantic Council board, gave a chilling speech on Israel and Jews.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:53 PM ET, 01/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  American Jews, Chuck Hagel, Israel

Posted at 10:10 AM ET, 01/25/2013

Flashback: Obama couldn't be seen in Israel in 2008 with Hagel

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:10 AM ET, 01/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chuck Hagel, Israel

Posted at 05:21 PM ET, 01/22/2013

What does the Israeli election mean?

Israelis return Netanyahu to the prime ministership with the opportunity for a centrist coalition.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:21 PM ET, 01/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, Middle East

Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 01/22/2013

Hagel isn't fooling anyone

Chuck Hagel thinks senators are so gullible he can pull off his serial confirmation conversions.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:22 PM ET, 01/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chuck Hagel, Israel

Posted at 05:14 PM ET, 01/16/2013

Rand Paul: Obama 'arrogant and presumptuous' about Israel

A conference call shows how critical support for Israel has become among conservatives.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:14 PM ET, 01/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chuck Hagel, Israel, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 02:46 PM ET, 01/15/2013

Schumer rustled up to stop the bleeding

White House handlers for Chuck Hagel force a Democratic heavyweight to jump the gun on Hagel.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:46 PM ET, 01/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chuck Hagel, Chuck Schumer, Israel

Posted at 04:18 PM ET, 01/14/2013

Hagel's inexplicable position on Iran sanctions

Chuck Hagel's opposition to unilateral sanctions runs counter to the Obama administration, the entire U.S. Senate and our recent experience.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:18 PM ET, 01/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 01/08/2013

Hooray! An end to liberal litmus tests

Liberals give up on their list of inviolate positions.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:22 PM ET, 01/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  abortion, Chuck Hagel, Israel

Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 01/08/2013

A rose by any other name is still the Palestinian Authority

The Palestinian Authority changed its name, but its behavior consistently shows its unwillingness to pursue peace.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:53 AM ET, 01/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Israel, Middle East, State Department

Posted at 12:53 PM ET, 01/07/2013

The Hagel firestorm

Chuck Hagel's nomination has set off a predictable backlash and lost of posturing.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:53 PM ET, 01/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chcuk Hagel, Israel, Jewish community

Posted at 04:38 PM ET, 01/04/2013

Conservatives relish prospect of Hagel confirmation fight

If Chuck Hagel is nominated get ready for an all out war in the Senate.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:38 PM ET, 01/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chuck Hagel, Israel, Pentagon

Posted at 05:04 PM ET, 12/20/2012

Is Chuck Hagel toast?

Now the left is going after Hagel.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:04 PM ET, 12/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chuck Hagel, Israel, Pentagon

Posted at 11:56 AM ET, 12/18/2012

EXCLUSIVE: ADL pans possible Chuck Hagel pick

ADL bashes Chuck Hagel for statements that "border on anti-Semitism."

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:56 AM ET, 12/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ADL, Defense Department, Israel Lobby