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“Spy chief widely seen behind killing of Iran’s nuclear weapons chief is a trusted Netanyahu loyalist, and his preferred choice to steer Israel through the coming regional chaos”

TIMES OF ISRAEL Why Mossad’s Yossi Cohen, shadow warrior against Iran, is PM’s chosen successor by Haviv Rettig Gur December 2, 2020 In August 2019, people close to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu heard him utter a startling sentence. “There are … Continue reading

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“Israeli media didn’t disclose what was discussed at reported Israel-Saudi Arabia meeting, but cross-currents involving Iran and the transition from a Trump administration to a Biden White House could be at play”

JERUSALEM POST PA: We hope Saudi Arabia won’t join normalization with Israel by Khaled Abu Toameh November 23, 2020 Palestinian officials in Ramallah said on Monday they were not surprised to hear of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s secret visit to … Continue reading

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“In his new memoir, the 44th president continues to blame Netanyahu for his own failure to make peace between Israel and its Arab neighbors”

NATIONAL REVIEW Obama’s Simmering Resentment of Benjamin Netanyahu by Jim Geraghty November 20, 2020 The final chapter of Barack Obama’s third memoir, A Promised Land, begins with an extensive review of the former president’s often-testy relationship with his Israeli counterpart, … Continue reading

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Obama: “AIPAC moved rightward in accordance with a political shift in Israel”

ALGEMEINER In New Memoir, Obama Accuses Netanyahu of Engaging in ‘Orchestrated’ Push Against His Administration by Staff November 13, 2020 In his own words, former US President Barack Obama regarded Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a “smart, canny, tough…gifted … Continue reading

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“Netanyahu has been lackadaisical about preparing for his trial – changing his main lawyer three times since May “

JERUSALEM POST Little chance Netanyahu will get plea deal to avoid trial by Yonah Jeremy Bob November 11, 2020 There is little chance Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit will give Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a plea bargain deal that would allow him … Continue reading

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By giving the prize to the World Health Organization, the Nobel committee kicked the can down the road. Maybe President Donald Trump will be defeated next week. Maybe Netanyahu will be ousted from power.

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS) The real Netanyahu (and Trump) dilemma by Caroline B. Glick October 30, 2020 he Nobel Peace Prize Committee’s decision to award the prize to the World Food Program this year assuaged the fears of … Continue reading

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“History is in the making in Washington today, and not only for the Middle East. What we are witnessing is the construction of a bridge between the three monotheistic religions”

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS) The Abraham Accords and a changing Middle East by Fiamma Nirenstein September 15, 2020 Whether we call it peace or normalization isn’t very important: The agreements being signed today between Israel, the United Arab … Continue reading

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Heard in #AbuDhabi: “The younger generation in the Middle East has much to gain from abandoning extremism and fostering ties with Israel”

JERUSALEM POST Netanyahu gave Israel a place among the nations in a new Middle East by Lahav Harkov September 4, 2020 …It clearly was not just Israelis who were excited about this new development. The Emiratis pulled out all the … Continue reading

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“Israel finally has a prime minister willing to take the necessary action to put a stop to the Supreme Court’s power grab and so defeat the gravest threat Israel faces as a Jewish and democratic state”

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS) The Rat in Israeli Public Life by Caroline Glick September 4, 2020 …In Israel’s politicized justice system judges, prosecutors and police investigators have unchecked powers the likes of which no legal system in any … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia decision “not specific to Israel, but rather part of a larger arrangement to open its skies to everyone, even those countries such as Israel with whom it does not have relations”

JERUSALEM POST Saudi Arabia to open its airspace to Israel in nod to Middle East peace by Tovah Lazaroff, Omri Nahmias September 2, 2020 Saudi Arabia announced it would allow Israeli flights to the United Arab Emirates to cross its … Continue reading

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