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Obama Bypasses Congress, Frees Aid to PA

In Anti-Semitism, Israel, Politics on 27/04/2012 at 17:31

By Elad Benari, Canada
First Publish: 4/28/2012, 12:30 AM

President Barack Obama has bypassed a Congress block and signed a waiver declaring that aid to the Palestinian Authority is “important to the security interests of the United States,” AFP reported on Friday.

In a memo sent to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, published by the White House, Obama said it was appropriate to release funds to the PA.

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Obama Blaming Israel for Rising Fuel Prices

In Anti-Semitism, Iran, Israel on 02/04/2012 at 22:44

The Obama administration is blaming Israel for the recent rise in global crude oil prices, says its “posturing” on Iran brought the rise. By Elad Benari

First Published: 4/3/2012, 3:16 AM on Arutz Sheva

The Obama administration is blaming Israel for the recent rise in global crude oil prices, according to a Sunday report in The World Tribune. The rise in fuel prices is deemed as harming the U.S. economy and has also hurt Obama in the polls as he seeks re-election in November.

The report cited a leading U.S. analyst, Robert Satloff, who returned from talks with Israeli officials.

Satloff, executive director of theWashington Institute for Near East Policy, said, according to The World Tribune, that the Israeli leadership sawWashington as attributing the higher gas prices to “Israel’s posturing” on Iran.

“They think the Iranians should be held responsible for the higher gasoline prices,” Satloff was quoted as having said.

He added that the officials told him the Obama administration was staging a campaign to undermine Israel.

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Netanyahu and Obama, 04.03.12

Netanyahu and Obama, 04.03.12

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