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Episode of interest to Robert Mueller, investigating Trump confidant’s contacts with foreign governments.
"An abstention is not good enough. The administration must veto this resolution."
A resolution needs nine votes in favor and no vetoes to pass.
Obama leaves office having wanted Israel to live up to his lofty ideals. The public’s response: ‘No thanks.'
By HERB KEINON
These findings mark the biggest gap – 55% – between those saying Obama is pro-Palestinian than those saying he is pro-Israeli in the 12 polls The Jerusalem Post has run on the topic.
Reports that the administration will allow the resolution to pass are "premature," an official added.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Diplomatic officials say the meeting will take place at the hotel where Obama will be staying while both are in town for the UN General Assembly.
Ensnared by events, Barack Obama ended up as a Democratic president who endorsed indefinite armed conflict and targeted killings.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Former US ambassador to UN says he "does not share the concerns" of Jewish groups about cutting of aid or remaining overly neutral between Israel, Palestinians.
Failure, and reality, seems – finally – to have had a sobering effect. Instead of a big overarching deal, Obama is talking about small steps, trust-building steps.
"Shift in policy" from prevention to containment of a nuclear Iran, Netanyahu says; Obama talks of urgency to reach a deal this month.
No indication of Netanyahu's visit or even the invitation by US house speaker John Boehner was mentioned in a recent meeting with the Israeli ambassador, a US source says.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Historic moments, tense and opportune, made for a tumultuous year in the US-Israel relationship.
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