Ambassadors usually represent U.S. policy, not shape it. But David Friedman is using his close ties with Trump to influence White House strategy.
Whose lord exactly?
RAANANA, Israel – Dan Shapiro can’t seem to leave Israel. Before stepping down as the U.S. ambassador to the country in January, he said he would stay long enough for his daughters to finish the school year. On Sunday, he announced he would be sticking around even longer to join the Institute for National Security Studies, a…
JERUSALEM — Former U.S. Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro will join a Tel Aviv-based think tank as a visiting fellow. The Institute for National Security Studies announced the appointment on its website on Sunday. Shapiro will participate in several of the Institute’s research programs, including those on Israel-U.S. Relations, Israeli-Palestinian Relations, the Arab World,…
Dan Shapiro, ambassador to Israel under ex-President Obama, doesn’t think Trump and Netanyahu will have the best meeting this week.
Outgoing U.S. ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro is leaving his diplomatic mansion in Herzliya but he’s not going home - instead, he and his family have rented a house in nearby Raanana to finish the school year.
The U.S. ambassador to Israel, Dan Shapiro, reportedly has asked the State Department for permission to stay in Israel as a private citizen so that his daughter can complete the school year.
The United States, European Union and the United Nations have issued unusually stern criticism of Israel, provoking a sharp response from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and raising Palestinians’ hopes of steps against their neighbor.
U.S. Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro says he regrets the timing of his criticisms of Israel’s policies in the West Bank.
U.S. and European criticism of Israeli actions in the occupied West Bank have drawn a furious response from Israel this week, including a former official dismissing the U.S. ambassador to Tel Aviv as a “little Jew boy.”