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Dan Shapiro

U.S. Ambassador to Israel: ‘We Will Always Oppose One-Sided Initiatives’

The US ambassador to Israel, Dan Shapiro, said Thursday that Washington would oppose one-sided initiatives for a peace deal between Israelis and Palestinians, amid fears in Jerusalem that President Barack Obama would make a last-ditch effort for a peace push, possibly at the United Nations, in the last weeks of his administration.

WASHINGTON - JULY 8: during a swearing-in ceremony at the State Department July 8, 2011 in Washington, DC. Dan Shapiro, a former advisor to President Barack Obama, was sworn in as the 19th United States Ambassador to Israel replacing James Cunningham. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

US, Germany Condemn Killing of Sleeping Israeli Teen

The US State Department on Thursday condemned a terror attack earlier in the day in which a 13-year-old Israeli girl was stabbed to death in her bed, calling it “simply unconscionable.”


Israel to Help NATO Anti-Terror Fight: Netanyahu

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday that Israel was ready to share intelligence with NATO to help fight extremist violence, as he met with ambassadors from alliance nations ahead of a summit.

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg (2nd R) and Georgian Defence Minister Tina Khidasheli (3rd R) take part in a NATO-Georgia Commission (NGC) meeting at the NATO headquarters in Brussels on February 11, 2016.

Netanyahu Rebukes U.S. Ambassador to Israel

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with U.S. Ambassador Dan Shapiro on Tuesday, after Shaprio accused Israel of having a double standard in prosecuting Israelis and Palestinians for terrorism, and questioned Israel’s commitment to a two-state solution.

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Netanyahu Refuses to Slam Oren for Telling the Truth About Obama

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has declined to criticize a new memoir by his former ambassador to the United States, Michael Oren, who accuses President Barack Obama of deliberately souring the U.S.-Israel relationship. The book, Ally: My Journey Across the American-Israeli

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Oren Book Leads Fellow Party Member, US Ambassador to Deny Obama Damaged U.S-Israel Relations

Moshe Kahlon, the head of the populist Kulanu party in Israel, apologized to the Obama administration for the recent comments made by fellow party member Michael Oren (who formerly served as the Israeli Ambassador to the United States), who next week is releasing “Ally,” which in part is a scathing critique of the administration’s position on Israel.

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