President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said there would be “no daylight” between the United States and Israel and planned to set up a number of working groups in areas of bilateral security and economic interests.
Yesterday’s White House greeting between the Trumps and the Netanyahus was rife with awkward moments between the two first couples.
President Donald Trump said he was “looking” at both solutions. “I like the one that both parties like,” he added. “I can live with either one.”
Did President Trump just toss decades of American policy on the Middle East in the trash — or was Donald just being the Donald?
WASHINGTON (JTA) – One state! Flexibility! Two states! Hold back on settlements! Stop Iran! When President Donald Trump met Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — What a press conference! But wait. In the Age of Trump, every post-event analysis requires a double take: Not so much “did he mean what he said?” – he appears to…
In the Trump-Netanyahu press conference, evasions were commonplace, lies passed for honesty, promises were erased, protocol was forgotten, and history is rewritten.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday said that he wanted to focus on “substance” and not “labels,” when asked about support for a two-state solution for peace between Israelis and Palestinians.
President Donald Trump will host Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House on Wednesday, their first meeting since the inauguration and one that promises to shape the contours of Middle East policy for the years ahead.
Both Benjamin Netanyahu and Donald Trump promised to tear up the Iran nuclear deal. Peter Beinart explains why, when the two leaders meet today, that option won’t even be on the table.
Inquiring minds really want to know: Will Trump try his weird handshake thing on Israel’s top guy?