Ehud Barak

EXCLUSIVE – Ex-Israeli Ambassador: Sidney Blumenthal Email to Hillary a ‘Total and Utter Fabrication’

TEL AVIV – Michael Oren, Israel’s former ambassador to the United States, has strongly denied a claim made about him in a recently released email sent to Hillary Clinton by her longtime confidant Sidney Blumenthal. Blumenthal claimed that Oren stalked the West Wing searching for a former Israeli prime minister who was allegedly visiting the White House behind the Israeli government’s back.

Michael Oren (IsraelinUSA / Flickr / CC / Cropped)

End of Probe Smooths Way for Potential Netanyahu Rival

JERUSALEM (AFP) –  Israeli authorities have dropped a probe into ex-military chief Gabi Ashkenazi over an alleged smear campaign, opening a path into politics for the potential challenger to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, reports said Thursday. Ashkenazi is a popular former

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Israel's army Chief Lieutenant-General Gabi Ashkenazi is tipped as a possible challenger to Israeli PM Netanyahu