FM Lapid meets Sec. Blinken in Rome, Iran Deal on the table

June 28, 2021 by  
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Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken met in Rome yesterday, presumably to discuss the US’ push to renew the nuclear deal with Iran, which could threaten Israel. Read more

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Former Ambassador David Friedman: ‘Trump administration would have given Israel free reign to defend itself’

Secretary of State Antony Blinken was dispatched to Israel by U.S. President Joe Biden this week in the direct aftermath of an acute conflagration highlighted by 11 days of indiscriminate rocket attacks by Hamas on Israeli population centres and pinpoint Israeli airstrikes on Hamas installations in Gaza in retaliation. Read more

Israel goes back to the future

January 18, 2021 by  
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In an interview with The New York Times last month, President-elect Joe Biden restated his intention to return to the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran. Israel opposes this plan because the 2015 deal ensures Iran will become a nuclear-armed state. Read more

After Trump decertifies Iran deal, Congress must decide its future

October 15, 2017 by  
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In fulfilling a key campaign pledge, President Donald Trump announced in a White House speech on Friday he decertified the Iranian nuclear deal as part of a new and tougher approach towards the Islamic Republic. The move brings a new level of challenges and uncertainty in handling one of the most complex international agreements in recent years…writes Sean Savage/ Read more