Tales from the Trail

When seen from Capitol Hill, Jerusalem looks a bit different

March 23, 2010

ISRAEL-USA/What’s the U.S. policy toward Israel? It may depend on which branch of government you ask.

Hamas unendorses Obama after speech to pro-Israel lobby

June 4, 2008

WASHINGTON – Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama may have taken care of his Hamas problem on Wednesday with a speech to the AIPAC pro-Israel lobby.
 
The Illinois senator was ridiculed, criticized and generally harassed back in April when a top Hamas adviser, Ahmed Yousef, told a radio interviewer that the Palestinian militant group — considered a terrorist organization rtx6iml.jpgby the U.S. government — liked Obama and hoped he would win the U.S. presidential election.