DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 24, 2010
US president Barack Obama kept on turning the screw on Israeli minister Binyamin Netanyahu Wednesday, March 24, after their harsh conversation Tuesday: Netanyahu was told bluntly to issue a White House-dictated public pledge to eschew further construction in East Jerusalem, or else face a US presidential notice condemning Israel and holding its government responsible for the failure to restart indirect Israel-Palestinian talks. This standoff was unsolved when Netanyahu flew home that night.
DEBKAfile Special Report March 24, 2010
Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu's high-stakes talks with President Barack Obama March 24 deepened the crisis marring relations between the two governments, debkafile's Washington sources report. The White House's hand is suspected behind
DEBKAfile DEBKA Weekly March 23, 2010
DEBKA-Net-Weekly's next issue reveals that, behind the scenes of the Netanyahu-Obama White House meeting, their protestations of friendship and row over construction in
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 14, 2010
debkafile's exclusive sources report that already Friday, March 12, Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu gave in to US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's peremptory demand for a moratorium
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis March 4, 2010
By renouncing the principle of direct negotiations for peace, Binyamin Netanyahu has opened the door for the Arab League and other unsympathetic international bodies to crash the process and bulldoze Israel into steps contrary to its interests. George Mitchell and Joe Biden to keep him on track.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 19, 2009
US president Barack Obama's tough talk of sanctions has melted into soft soap for luring Iran into further dialogue. Adopting the reverse tactic, Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad sounds almost reasonable for a change, even as Tehran pushes its revolutionary goals as pugnaciously as ever.