"Enough with the mentality of exile," says Prime Minister Netanyahu.
Rejection leads to projection. In his final days in office, Obama will unilaterally move the markers where he still can, including a drive toward Palestinian statehood.
The Obama administration wrongly calls legally established settlements in Judea and Samaria “obstacles to peace,” and their expansion “inflammatory and provocative.”
Everyone knows, though few say publicly, that the safety of Jews could scarcely be guaranteed in an actual, as opposed to a theoretically peaceful, Palestinian state.
"I could not be more honored to be in Jerusalem to say farewell to my friend Shimon Peres, who showed us that justice and hope are at the heart of the Zionist idea."
It is the 17th time the two leaders have met since 2009.
The scope of the deal and its provisions on missile defense funding demonstrate a strong commitment to Israel’s qualitative military edge.
Among complaints over lost ground on Israel’s qualitative military edge over its Arab neighbors during the end of the Bush presidency, the Obama administration quickly saw that the problem was fixed immediately.
With the elections coming closer, the American Ambassador to Israel, Dan Shapiro, has not yet decided when he will leave his post.
According to a senior Obama administration official, the Israeli government has succeeded in securing a central request in its negotiations over a decade-long US defense package.