Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu engaged in a display of mutual admiration and public praise.
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When Yaakov Nagel, Israel’s acting national security adviser, was tasked with heading the Israeli team negotiating a new 10-year military aid package with the United States, Prime Minister Netanyahu set forth the guidelines: “If you reach $3.5 billion a year, you’ll get a gold medal,” Nagel recalled Wednesday, hours before signing the agreement in Washington. “If you get $3.3 billion you’ll get a silver medal; and if you get $3.1 billion you’ll get the bronze.”
Hillary Rodham Clinton made her ability to talk Israel’s leadership down from military action a centerpiece of her foreign policy credentials.
U.S. Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro says he regrets the timing of his criticisms of Israel’s policies in the West Bank.
Ron Dermer, Israel’s new ambassador to the U.S., is walking into a storm over the Iran nuclear deal. Will his American background — and right-wing ties — help or hurt?
Likud Anglos (www.likudanglos.org.il), in conjunction with other organizations, held the 2nd Annual English-Language Menachem Begin Memorial Conference at the Menachem Begin Heritage Center in Jerusalem, Sunday April 1st, 2012. The keynote speaker was Yoram Ettinger, a former Israeli Consul General to the US Southwest, former Minister for Congressional Affairs at the Israeli embassy in Washington, DC and an expert in US-Israel relations (www.theettingerreport.com).
www.GoldsteinOnGelt.com Yoram Ettinger is an expert on US politics, US-Israel relations, the Arab-Israeli conflict and Middle East affairs. “Goldstein on Gelt” is a global investment and financial planning radio show designed to educate and entertain its listeners with financial strategies and investment tips. Investment advisor Douglas Goldstein hosts the weekly show and is the director of Profile Investment Services, Ltd., www.profile-financial.com.