The U.S. ambassador to Israel slammed the Israeli legal system in the West Bank, saying, “Too much Israeli vigilantism in the West Bank goes on unchecked.”
The United States’ ambassador to Israel, Daniel Shapiro, said Washington does not view Israel’s recent actions to curb Palestinian violence as excessive and supports Israel right to defend its citizens.
America’s ambassador to Israel is getting death threats over the Iran deal. J.J. Goldberg asks if Israel’s right wing leaders will ever learn the dangerous consequences of demonizing those who disagree with them.
The family of American pro-Palestinian activist Rachel Corrie expressed disappointment at an Israeli court decision that cleared the state of responsibility, calling it a “bad day” for humanity.
Israel’s investigation into the death of American activist Rachel Corrie was not satisfactory, and wasn’t as thorough, credible or transparent as it should have been, U.S. Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro told the Corrie family this week.
A day after the seven-hour meeting between Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in New York, one of the Obama administration’s top Middle East hands, Dan Shapiro, was sent to brief Jewish leaders on where things stand.