Leslie Susser (JTA)


In Bid for Statehood, Palestinians Appeal to International Community

By Leslie Susser (JTA)

With talks at a stalemate and no agreement from the Israelis to reinstate a settlement freeze, the Palestinians are playing a new card: an end game to statehood through an appeal to the international community.Read More


For Bibi To Accept Freeze Extension, U.S. Might Have To Sweeten the Deal

By Leslie Susser (JTA)

Following reports of an unprecedented U.S. offer of a host of assurances in return for a 60-day extension of the freeze on building in West Bank settlements, some political analysts are wondering why Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has not grabbed the deal with both hands.Read More


Mossad Head Seen as Key in Campaign Against Iran

By Leslie Susser (JTA)

Israel has not claimed responsibility for the assassination in Dubai of top Hamas arms smuggler Mahmoud Mabhouh, but the killing is raising questions about whether it will compromise Israel’s effort to stop Iran from obtaining the bomb.Read More


Adelson's Israeli Newspaper at Center of Political Battle

By Leslie Susser (JTA)

Should a billionaire tycoon who lives abroad be entitled to use his money to influence Israeli political life?Read More


Will Obama's Nobel Prize Limit Options on Iran?

By Leslie Susser (JTA)

Although warm and effusive in their congratulations, Israeli officials fear President Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize could limit his options on Iran.Read More






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