Obama threatens Israel on the eve of Netanyahu visit. By William A. Jacobson. Legal Insurrection, March 2, 2014.
For Netanyahu, a bombshell battering by Obama. By David Horovitz. The Times of Israel, February 3, 2014.
The President’s Prophetic Threats to Israel. By John Podhoretz. Commentary, March 2, 2014.
On Israel, Obama Has No Clue What He’s Talking About. By David Harsanyi. The Federalist, March 3, 2014.
Obama’s Scary Mideast Interview. By Elliott Abrams. The Weekly Standard, March 3, 2014.
Surprise: Obama Kills the Peace Process. By Jonathan S. Tobin. Commentary, March 3, 2014.
Obama puts Israel on notice. By Hussein Ibish. NOW Lebanon, March 4, 2014.
Obama’s Settlement Construction Lie. By Evelyn Gordon. Commentary, March 4, 2014.
In an extraordinary—and I don’t use the word in a complimentary way—interview with Jeffrey Goldberg of Bloomberg, President Obama follows his secretary of state in warning Israel and its leader that a failure to “make peace” now with the Palestinians will have terrible consequences. Israel is “more isolated internationally,” and will become more so; there will be more Palestinians and Israeli Arabs as time goes on, not fewer, so Israel had better move now; and not to move now is to create the conditions for a “permanent Israeli occupation of the West Bank. . . . there comes a point when you cannot manage this anymore.”