Israel's "natural growth" canard

Ethan Brommer tells you all you need to know about the Israeli government's disingenuous argument about the "oral understanding" it reached with the Bush administration on settlement growth:

Of course, Mr. Netanyahu has yet to endorse the two-state solution or even the road map agreed to by previous Israeli governments, which were not oral commitments, but actual signed and public agreements.


Anti-Obama protest fail

I know it's how Israel's defense minister spells his name, but still...

An Israeli right-wing activist holds a sign during a protest outside the US consulate in Jerusalem on the eve of US President Barack Obama's trip to Egypt on June 3, 2009.