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Posts Tagged: Rex Tillerson

March 15, 2018 4:21 pm

How to Separate Chaos From Policy – Another day, another Trump outrage. On Monday, the world was shocked to learn that instead of being accorded the courtesy of a private meeting or at...

March 14, 2018 9:36 am

With Pompeo’s Rise, Uncertainty Deepens for Iran Nuclear Deal

It is unclear how Mike Pompeo becoming US secretary of state may affect the Iran nuclear deal given that there is only one voice that...

March 13, 2018 6:30 pm

Experts and Critics Say Pompeo Appointment at State Signals Tougher Stance on Iran

President Donald Trump's appointment of CIA Director Mike Pompeo to replace Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State was both hailed and condemned on Tuesday due...

December 22, 2017 9:34 am

Is Europe Waking Up on the Iranian Threat? Not Likely, Experts Say - Is France’s public quarreling with Iran in recent months a sign that Europe will fall in line with the hardline policies of the US and...

July 26, 2017 1:35 pm

Ex-Israeli Diplomats: US State Department Whitewashes Palestinian Incitement - Two prominent former Israeli diplomats are charging that the US State Department is recycling parts of its old reports in order to whitewash the...

May 22, 2017 4:43 pm

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s Political Correctness

While the election of President Donald Trump represented a setback to political correctness, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's interview on the May 14 episode of NBC's...

April 29, 2017 12:00 pm

At UN Security Council, Tillerson Presses for Economic Sanctions on North Korea

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson took the escalating threat of a nuclear North Korea to the United Nations Security Council Friday, urging member countries to...

April 21, 2017 10:39 am

Iran’s North Korean Path

Iran is reacting angrily to US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's announcement on Tuesday, and to subsequent comments by US Defense Secretary James Mattis Wednesday,...

April 14, 2017 12:20 pm

Radical Iran-led Axis Finally Meets US Resistance

The conflict in Syria has long ceased being a civil war; rather, it has become a clash between coalitions and opposing blocs battling for control of the...

February 3, 2017 1:07 pm

Israeli UN Envoy Downplays White House Rebuke on Settlements -- Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon has downplayed the Trump administration's recent criticism of new Israeli settlement construction. Danon told Israel Radio on Friday morning...

February 1, 2017 6:26 pm

As Trump Era Dawns, Top Congressmen Call for Stricter Enforcement of Iran Nuclear Deal

A year after the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) went into effect and just a week and a half into Donald Trump’s presidency, a...

January 19, 2017 7:37 am

Trump Cabinet Brings a Mix of Assurances and Mysteries on Israel - After raising concerns in the pro-Israel community early in his campaign -- for saying that he would remain “neutral” in navigating the Israeli-Palestinian conflict -- President-elect Donald Trump...

January 16, 2017 7:53 am

Terror Victims Applaud Tillerson’s Criticism of the Palestinian Authority; Hope He Will Take Action - American victims of Palestinian terrorism are applauding Secretary of State-designate Rex Tillerson’s criticism of the Palestinian Authority (PA) and are urging him to press...

January 11, 2017 6:30 pm

Trump Secretary of State Pick Tillerson Slams Anti-Israel Security Council Resolution, Vows to Make Fight Against BDS a Priority

The anti-settlement resolution approved by the UN Security Council last month was “not helpful” and “undermines” the chances of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks being renewed, Rex...


Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...


Israel Should Be ‘Commended’ for Saving Palestinian Lives on Ga...

A former commander of British military forces in Afghanistan told the UN Human Rights Council on Friday that IDF troops...

Middle East

Egypt’s Sisi Orders Gaza Border Opened for Ramadan

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ordered on Thursday that the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip be opened for the whole of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, he...