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  • Israeli leaders offer conflicting views of what's next

    Israeli leaders offer conflicting views of what's next
    Israeli leaders are presenting conflicting views of the country's future amid the stalled peace talks with Palestinians, reflecting sharp differences within Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's governing coalition. Several government ministers have...
  • Looks like Hillary Clinton won't be running for president on Obama's record

    Hillary Rodham Clinton’s memoir of her time as secretary of State isn’t officially being released until Tuesday, but thanks to a deluge of excerpts, we already know most of what’s in the book, and that makes it easy to figure out why she...
  • Israel is not America

    Defenders of President Obama's release of five Taliban terrorists from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba in exchange for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl cite as justification Israel's history of swapping hundreds of Palestinian prisoners for one or two...
  • Hillary Clinton: She's no Obama

     Hillary Clinton: She's no Obama
    Hillary Rodham Clinton wants you to know that when it comes to foreign policy, she's one tough lady. Tougher, say, than President Obama. Most of Clinton's 656-page memoir of her tenure as secretary of State, "Hard Choices," is pretty much what you'd...
  • Pope Francis begins Middle East pilgrimage

    Pope Francis begins Middle East pilgrimage
    Pope Francis landed in Jordan on Saturday, beginning a three-day Mideast pilgrimage he vowed would be religious in nature, but will inevitably reflect the region’s volatile politics. After touching down at Amman’s Queen Alia International...
  • Pope Francis arrives in Jordan with a message of peace

    Bearing a message of peace to a strife-torn region, Pope Francis embraced Christian pilgrims and refugees Saturday, the inaugural day of a three-day Mideast pilgrimage. The pope landed in Jordan for a sojourn he vowed would be religious in nature, but...
  • 'Apartheid' applied to Israel

    The opposing May 17 Op-Ed articles by Michael Oren ("Israel isn't, and will never be, an apartheid state") and Saree Makdisi ("Does the term 'apartheid' fit Israel? Of course it does") present an intriguing puzzle: Which author cites the most germane...
  • Pope Francis visits Bethlehem, calls for Mideast settlement

    Pope Francis visits Bethlehem, calls for Mideast settlement
    Pope Francis arrived Sunday in the place where Christianity began and said that the time had come to put an end to the “increasingly unacceptable” conflict between Israelis and Palestinians in the Holy Land. “For the good of all, there...
  • Pope Francis prays at Bethlehem wall, calls for Middle East peace

    Pope Francis prays at Bethlehem wall, calls for Middle East peace
    Pope Francis made a surprise stop on Sunday at the wall Palestinians abhor as a symbol of Israeli oppression, and later invited presidents from both sides of the divide to the Vatican to pray for peace. In an image likely to become one of the most...
  • Pope Francis calls on Israel, Palestinians to back two-state solution

    Pope Francis calls on Israel, Palestinians to back two-state solution
    On a day bookended by visits to the sites of Jesus' birth and death, Pope Francis on Sunday called on Palestinians and Israelis to recognize that "there is simply no other way" than a two-state solution for them to coexist peacefully after decades of...
  • Pope Francis balances visits to Jewish, Muslim sites in Jerusalem

    A day after he threw his moral weight behind the establishment of a Palestinian state, Pope Francis paid tribute Monday at the grave of Theodor Herzl, the man whose dream of a Jewish homeland led to the creation of modern-day Israel. It was a finely...