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Will the Obama administration go through with its threats to re-evaluate the relationship with Israel?

US and Israeli flags

The Obama administration announced that it would re-evaluate its policies regarding Israel in light of the statements made by Netanyahu during his election campaign. This included his abandonment of his commitment to a Palestinian state. In order to justify this position, the White House spokesperson said that Washington believes in the need to establish a Palestinian state because its establishment serves the American and Israeli interests, as well as the Palestinian interests.

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If Cameron Stout was Kareem Salah everyone would know of the plot to assassinate Obama

Nasim Ahmed

What would the reaction be if a Muslim was known to have plotted to assassinate the president of the United States? How could we even approximate of the level of outrage and hysteria that would follow if, God forbid, some lunatic from the Muslim fringe was indeed attempting to kill Obama?

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An American openness to Hamas, the Muslim Brotherhood, Syria, and Iran

Nicola Nasser

The appointment of Robert Malley as White House Coordinator for the Middle East, North Africa and the Gulf Region is not considered a sufficient indicator that there will be any radical change in US strategy despite the campaign launched against the US by the Zionists due to its openness to Hamas, the Muslim Brotherhood, Syria and Iran.

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US Senators’ attempt to block Iran deal has exposed partisan nature of US politics

Iran's Bushehr nuclear power plantThe 31 March deadline for a deal between Iran and six world powers is fast approaching. This latest round of negotiations over Iran's nuclear programme has been ongoing for months – and, if recent rumours are to be believed, there is currently some optimism that the deadline might actually be met.

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Sabotaging Washington's foreign policy on Iran isn't the only way that Israel harms US interests

Nasim Ahmed

Whether it's with friend or foe, Israel bears no cost for its extreme political brazenness. Such chutzpah is normally the privilege of superpowers, which are able to pursue national interests with bare-faced conceit. Though it's usually not the most effective way to wield power and influence, superpower status grants a licence to approach political relations in a way that treats friend and foe with equal disdain.

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