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Obama vows unwavering support for Israel

March 20, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

JERUSALEM Renewing U.S. support for the difficult “work of generations,” President Barack Obama assured Israel on Wednesday that his administration would pursue an elusive Mideast peace that would allow residents of the Jewish state to live in peace and free from the threat of terror. Continue Reading

JUST A BLUFF? Fears grow of Israeli attack on Iran

February 5, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

For the first time in nearly two decades of escalating tensions over Iran’s nuclear program, world leaders are genuinely concerned that an Israeli military attack on the Islamic Republic could be imminent an action that many fear might trigger a wider war, terrorism and global economic havoc. Continue Reading

Palestinians dig in ahead of talks with U.S. envoy

September 29, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

The Palestinians dug in ahead of a crucial meeting today with Washington’s Mideast envoy, saying they can’t be expected to continue peace talks unless Israel reverses a decision to lift restrictions on West Bank settlement construction. Continue Reading