Tag: U.S. President Donald J Trump

Klein: Yes, President Trump; Israel Does Want Peace

TEL AVIV — In recognizing Israel’s right to Jerusalem and correcting the antagonistic, anti-Israel ideology and actions of his predecessor, President Trump has already proven himself to be one of the greatest friends that Israel ever had in the White House. Still, Even the closest of friends make the occasional blunder.

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Abbas Seeks Increased Role for Moscow Amid Row with U.S.

The Palestinians hope Russia will play a more significant role in the peace process between themselves and Israel, a Palestinian diplomat said on Sunday, a day before Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and Russian President Vladimir Putin are slated to meet in Russia.

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 04: U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) holds up his smart phone to show he is not playing poker before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee vote on a resolution on Syria on Capitol Hill September 4, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted to authorize U.S. President Barack Obama to use limited force against Syria after adopting amendments from U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-NV). (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Intel Memo Mystery: John McCain Pushed ‘Pee’ Dossier to FBI Months After Feds Already Used It to Gain FISA Warrant

TEL AVIV — Last week’s release of a four-page House Intelligence Committee memo alleging abuse of surveillance authority provides details that raise new questions about Sen. John McCain’s role in delivering the infamous, largely discredited 35-page dossier on President Donald Trump and Russia to the U.S. intelligence community under Barack Obama’s administration.

BI Director James B. Comey gestures as he delivers an address on cyber security at the first Boston Conference of Cyber Security at Boston College Wednesday, March 8, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

Memo Fallout: Nine Questions About James Comey’s Role in Fueling Russia Collusion Conspiracy

TEL AVIV — The four-page House Intelligence Committee memo alleging abuse of surveillance authority raises immediate questions about the specific role of former FBI Director James Comey in utilizing the infamous, largely discredited 35-page anti-Trump dossier in fueling an investigation into unsubstantiated claims of collusion between Russia and Donald Trump’s presidential campaign.

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Netanyahu: Israel Must Retain Jerusalem to Ensure Freedom of Worship

DAVOS, Switzerland — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed on Thursday that Israel would retain control over Jerusalem’s holy sites in any peace deal, while ensuring “complete religious rights for those of all faiths.” His comments came amid speculation over the content of US President Donald Trump’s peace plan.

Trump Threatens to Cut More Funds Unless Palestinians Talk Peace

DAVOS, Switzerland — In unscripted remarks to the press on Thursday, US President Donald Trump said the US would no longer transfer monetary aid to the Palestinians unless they entered peace negotiations with Israel, and excoriated the Palestinian leadership’s reaction to his decision last month to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.