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Archive of posts published in the tag: Michael Oren

Appeasing Obama on Israel

from the Wall Street Journal, The President Against the Historian by Bret Stephens: excerpt: But no Israeli concession could ever appease Mr. Obama, who had the habit of demanding heroic political risks from Mr. Netanyahu while expecting heroic deference in…

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A Tin Heart

From Commentary Magazine, If He Only Had a Heart: John Podhoretz comments in Michael Oren’s Book: His dealings with the elite media were likewise unpleasant. He called the New York Times editorial-page editor, Andrew Rosenthal, after the paper published an op-ed by…

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Foreign Policy Continuity

from The Wall Street Journal, How Obama Abandoned Israel by Michael Oren The first principle was “no daylight.” The U.S. and Israel always could disagree but never openly. Doing so would encourage common enemies and render Israel vulnerable. Contrary to…

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