March 15, 2010

THE UR IS OFFICIALLY JIMMY CARTER:

Israeli envoy sees "historic crisis" with U.S.: report (Jeffrey Heller, Reuters, 3/15/10)

The comments attributed to envoy Michael Oren clashed with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's attempts to play down tensions with U.S. President Barack Obama's administration over a West Bank settlement project threatening to derail the renewal of Israeli-Palestinian talks.

"Israel's ties with the United States are in their worst crisis since 1975 ... a crisis of historic proportions," the Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper quoted Oren as telling other Israeli diplomats in a telephone briefing over the weekend.

Posted by Orrin Judd at March 15, 2010 10:23 AM
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