Israel Political Brief November 17, 2012: White House Leaves Gaza Invasion Decision to Israel

ISRAEL POLITICAL BRIEF

ISRAEL POLITICAL BRIEF: ISRAEL NEWS

White House Leaves Gaza Invasion Decision to Israel

Source: Wall Street Journal, 11-17-12

The White House said Saturday that it would leave it to Israel to decide whether it is appropriate to invade Gaza to try to stop rocket attacks into the country but that it remains focused on working behind the scenes to deescalate tensions….READ MORE

Israel Political Brief November 17, 2012: Newly placed Iron Dome battery intercepts rocket fired at Tel Aviv

ISRAEL POLITICAL BRIEF

ISRAEL POLITICAL BRIEF: ISRAEL NEWS

Newly placed Iron Dome battery intercepts rocket fired at Tel Aviv

Source: JTA, 11-17-12

A fifth Iron Dome missile defense system was deployed in the Tel Aviv area, and shortly afterwards intercepted a rocket aimed at the major Israeli city….READ MORE

Israel Political Brief November 16, 2012: US President Barack Obama, PM Benjamin Netanyahu talk ‘de-escalation’

ISRAEL POLITICAL BRIEF

ISRAEL POLITICAL BRIEF: ISRAEL NEWS

Obama, Netanyahu talk ‘de-escalation’

Source: JTA, 11-16-12

President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu discussed “de-escalation” of the Gaza conflict….READ MORE

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