Tag: United States

Report: US says it will recognize Israeli sovereignty plan only if Blue and White agrees

The White House is pressing Israel to hold off on moving forward with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s plan to apply Israeli sovereignty over parts of Judea and Samaria until Netanyahu wins the backing of senior coalition partner Benny Gantz, Kan reported Sunday evening. According to the report, the US is urging the Likud to reach […]

China Threatens to Blow up US Aircraft Carriers

The US sent two carrier groups to the South China Sea in a show of force intended to intimidate China in its aggressive takeover of a disputed archipelago. China responded by boasting of its “wide selection of anti-aircraft carrier weapons”, claiming that the mega-warships operated “at the pleasure of the PLA [People’s Liberation Army]”. The response by […]

Annexation decision likely to be made next week

Jerusalem and Washington are expected to coordinate their decision on where and when Israel will extend its laws in the West Bank next week, a source with knowledge of the talks between the sides told The Jerusalem Post on Wednesday. July 1, the first day on which the coalition agreement allowed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to bring […]

US Intercepts Russian Warplanes off Alaska, 4th Time This Month

US warplanes intercepted four Russian reconnaissance aircraft near Alaska on Saturday, US commanders said. The Russian Tu-142’s came within 65 nautical miles south of Alaska’s Aleutian island chain and “loitered” in the Alaskan Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) for eight hours. But they stayed in international airspace and did not enter US or Canadian airspace, […]

Israel-US defense tech cooperation may soon get a big congressional boost

Not only does the US provide Israel funding, there is also key cooperation in missile defense, anti-tunnel defense and counter-drone technology. A bipartisan effort is making its way through the US Congress that could see new support for Israel-US defense cooperation. It is a unique effort that now includes both a bill in the Senate called the […]

North Korea Threatens ‘Sensational Event’ to End America

A statement from North Korea’s embassy in Moscow observing the 70th anniversary of the still-ongoing Korean War this weekend threatened a “sensational event” leading to the destruction of the United States. North Korea routinely threatened nuclear attacks on America for much of the past decade, peaking in intensity around 2016-2017. Pyongyang’s communist regime issued many […]

Large-scale Russian treaty violations revealed on eve of new talks

The Trump administration revealed on the eve of new arms talks with Russia nine major arms control agreement compliance failures by Moscow. Special U.S. arms control envoy Marshall Billingslea said the sole positive finding in the forthcoming State Department annual report on arms compliance is Moscow’s adherence to the terms of the 2010 New START. However, Mr. Billingslea said extending the treaty, set […]

France Calls on U.S. to Withdraw Measures Targeting ICC

France said on Friday that a U.S. decision to impose sanctions against employees of the International Criminal Court is an attack on states party to the Rome Statute and called on the U.S. to withdraw those measures. French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said in a statement that the U.S. decision risks putting into question […]

Pelosi/Democrats Claim Annexation Endangers US

U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) warned on Thursday that if Israel were to apply sovereignty to parts of Judea and Samaria, that it would undermine U.S. national security and upend bipartisan support for the Jewish state. During a virtual event with the Jewish Democratic Council of America, Pelosi said that “unilateral annexation […]

US anti-Semitism czar says only an Israeli decision would delay annexation

The US State Department’s special envoy to monitor and combat anti-Semitism asserted Monday that any decision for Israel to annex parts of the West Bank was up to the Israeli government alone, and therefore any delay in doing so was on the country’s leaders. His comments appeared to contradict multiple recent reports according to which […]