White House Dividing Pro-Israel Leaders on Nuclear Iran

White House calling for delay in action on new sanctions
AP

Pro-Israel leaders on Monday expressed alarm over what they characterized as the Obama administration’s efforts to sow division among Jewish leaders in order to advance a policy that they say would permit Iran to cross the nuclear threshold.

Israel Warns Syria Against Retaliation If America Strikes

Syria has said it has the capability to strike Israel if America initiates campaign
An Israeli soldier checks the barrel of a tank of the 53rd Armor Battalion during an exercise in the Israeli controlled Golan Heights near the border with Syria / AP

JERUSALEM – Israeli commentators warned last night of a devastating Israeli blow against Syria should it carry out threats being voiced in Damascus to retaliate against Israel for any American strike on Syrian territory.

‘We Still Don’t Know What Happened’

House GOP, father of Tyrone Woods, call for select committee to investigate Benghazi attacks
Burned out consulate in Benghazi (AP)

More than seven months after his son was murdered by terrorists during an attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, the father of murdered Navy SEAL Tyrone Woods is still waiting to hear from the White House and State Department.

Ernest Under the Microscope

Energy nominee under scrutiny for ties to oil company doing business with Iran
Ernest Moniz / AP

The president’s nominee for energy secretary advised a foundation created by an oil company that has flouted sanctions against Iran, a connection Republican aides in the Senate describe as troubling.