The Obama administration is considering alternatives, including military options, to bring about the end of the Syrian war.
Netanyahu is dreaming of a Jewish state in the territories, while at the same time lying to and endangering Israel’s citizens by not clarifying the threat they face; will Israelis follow this pied piper into the abyss?
In closed meeting in New York an extremely agitated Kerry accused Israel of breaking its promises and warned that status quo is unsustainable. Sources say Kerry also criticized Palestinians, but placed onus on Israel.
John Kerry demands Russia and Syrian regime halt air raids, salvage cease-fire; Russia's Lavrov calls for independent inquiry into UN aid convoy strike.
In meeting on sidelines of UN General Assembly, both agree to continue working to advance peace process; Netanyahu, Obama to meet Wednesday.
The cease-fire agreement in Syria looks like another expression of American weakness, one that hasn’t escaped the notice of other Mideast governments, a reserve Israeli general says.
This rare moment of agreement between the United States and Russia is fragile in that it gives everyone on the ground – the Assad regime as well as the rebels – veto power.
Israel isn't involved in efforts at a diplomatic solution in Syria, just as it's not meddling in the war. They are skeptical of the deal – especially as fighting spills over from across the border.
'It’s easy to terrorize... Perhaps the media would do us all a service if they didn’t cover it quite as much. People wouldn’t know what’s going on,' said the U.S. Secretary of State.
The outcome of the battle between rebels and Assad's forces in the city will have implications for other hot spots in the country, as well as for future diplomatic negotiations.