Benjamin Netanyahu

Politics

Uninvited by Obama, will Netanyahu speak to Congress?

Even the Israeli prime minister's usual supporters — and much of the Israeli public — question Benjamin Netanyahu's decision to address Congress on March 3 without an invitation from President Obama. The address, at the request of House Speaker John Boehner, comes two weeks before Israeli elections. Is Bibi being savvy, or playing the pawn?

Conflict & Justice

Netanyahu, Rabin and the assassination that shook history

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Middle East peace. It used to be the golden chalice of deals. If an agreement could be struck between Israel and the Palestinians, then, hey, anything is possible. But Mideast peace now seems more distant than ever. And Tuesday's episode of Frontline helps to explain why. It's titled "Netanyahu At War." The doc is as much about Netanyahu as it is about Barack Obama's legacy on Middle East peace.

Politics

Murders prompt new settlement in West Bank

The World's Matthew Bell reports that the Israeli government has announced new Jewish settlement construction in the West Bank. The announcement came after five members of an Israeli family were stabbed to death over the weekend in a West Bank settlement.