Tag Archives: Antony Blinken

US dismayed to find East Jerusalem housing project back on docket of planning committee’s agenda for next week, after Israeli officials leaked that plan was shelved

TIMES OF ISRAEL Blinken initiated call with PM amid doubts Israel actually called off Atarot plan by Jacob Magid December 3, 2021 US Secretary of State Antony Blinken initiated a phone call with Prime Minister Naftali Bennett on Wednesday night … Continue reading

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Biden administration’s harsh criticisms, combined with renewed appeasement of Iran, bode ill for the alliance. How serious is the president about demanding that Israel bow to his demands?

JNS Is this the beginning of a new Cold War between Biden and Israel? by Jonathan S. Tobin October 28, 2021 As far as Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Foreign Minister Yair Lapid are concerned, this week has brought … Continue reading

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“Since last spring, the Biden administration has pressured Israel to allow the US to reopen a separate consulate, solely for Palestinian Arabs, in the heart of Israel’s capital, Jerusalem”

WALL STREET JOURNAL Blinken Seems Intent on Sparking a Crisis Over Jerusalem by Eugene Kontorovich October 25, 2021 The biggest diplomatic spat between Israel and the U.S. in recent memory is brewing over the Biden administration’s insistence on opening a … Continue reading

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Prime Minister Naftali Bennett must make it clear to President Joe Biden that Israel will not allow the U.S. to reopen its Jerusalem consulate

UNITED WITH ISRAEL 10 Reasons Not to Reopen the US Consulate in Jerusalem by Hillel Fendel and Chaim Silberstein August 25, 2021 With Prime Minister Bennett set to meet with US President Biden this Thursday, it is critical to discuss … Continue reading

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“A caricature of US Secretary of State Antony Blinken published by the state-owned Xinhua news agency, which serves as the Chinese regime’s mouthpiece, has been slammed for its explicit use of antisemitic stereotypes”

ALGEMEINER Chinese Regime’s Mouthpiece Slammed for ‘Despicable’ Antisemitic Caricature of US Secretary of State Antony Blinken by Staff August 13, 2021 …A report about a meeting in Kuwait between Blinken and World Health Organization (WHO) head Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus at … Continue reading

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Biden breaks Jerusalem Embassy Act that sought to move the US Embassy to Jerusalem no later than 1999 — a law Biden voted for along with 92 other senators

NEW YORK POST Biden’s plan for a diplomatic mission to the Palestinians blatantly violates US law by Mark Meadows and David Milstein May 26, 2021 As presidential candidate, Joe Biden was asked if he would reverse President Donald Trump’s recognition … Continue reading

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Harris and Netanyahu discuss ICC probe and Israel’s COVID vaccination program

REUTERS U.S. opposed to ICC probe of Israel, Harris tells Netanyahu By Jarrett Renshaw, Eric Beech March 4, 2021 Vice President Kamala Harris, in a call with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday, reaffirmed U.S. opposition to an International … Continue reading

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“In keeping with the expectations of Democrat voters, Biden and his team are making efforts in domestic and foreign policy to erase the entirety of Trump’s record in office”

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS) Biden abandons Middle East peace by Caroline B. Glick March 5, 2021 The Trump administration was on the verge of securing a peace agreement between Israel and Indonesia in its final weeks in office, … Continue reading

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“Israel scarcely needs the absence of a phone call to tell it that it has a grave problem with the new occupant of the White House”

JNS Obama’s third term by Melanie Phillips February 4, 2021 Some people are fretting that U.S. President Joe Biden has not yet picked up the phone to call Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. They worry that this may betoken a … Continue reading

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“There is no doubt that Tehran will see Biden’s eagerness to re-enter the nuclear deal as a sign of weakness and it will try to extort the US accordingly”

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS) US all but admits nuclear deal has failed by Damian Pachter February 2, 2021 Monday’s statement by US Secretary of State Antony Blinken that Tehran could be “weeks away” from developing enough fissile material … Continue reading

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