• Washington Policy Weekly

    Biden Reaffirms Outlines of Gaza Policy

    Jul 15, 2024Ethan Mayer-Rich

    President Biden stated that his administration does not support Israeli efforts to occupy Gaza and expressed regret that his administration has not been able t…

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    Washington Policy Weekly

    Jul 8, 2024Ethan Mayer-Rich

    The US State Department reiterated that Israel’s settlement expansion is inconsistent with international law and something that only serves to weaken Israel’s …

  • Washington Policy Weekly

    At Debate, Biden and Trump Jockey for Biggest Supporter of Israel  

    Jul 1, 2024Ethan Mayer-Rich

    US foreign policy toward the Middle East did not feature prominently in last Thursday’s debate between President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump, a…

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    White House Cancels US-Israel Strategic Dialogue After Netanyahu Criticizes US Administration

    Jun 24, 2024Ethan Mayer-Rich

    The White House canceled the US-Israel strategic dialogue on Iran, scheduled for June 20 in Washington, after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu release…

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    US Foreign Policy

    Blinken Departs Middle East Without Ceasefire Agreement

    Jun 17, 2024Ethan Mayer-Rich

    After intensive meetings with Arab and Israeli officials, Secretary of State Antony Blinken returned from his June 10-12 trip to the region without reaching a …

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    House of Representatives Prohibits Funds for ICC, ICJ, and UNRWA

    Jun 10, 2024Ethan Mayer-Rich

    The House Appropriations Committee released its FY25 State, Foreign Operations, and Relations bill. The legislation prohibits US funding to the ICC, ICJ, UNRWA…

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    US Policy

    Biden Offers an Israeli Proposal to End the Gaza War

    Jun 3, 2024Ethan Mayer-Rich

    On May 31, President Joe Biden announced in live remarks from the White House that Israel had offered a “comprehensive new proposal… a roadmap to an enduring c…

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    International Legal Pressure on Israel Prompts Sharp Criticism from Biden, Congress

    May 28, 2024Ethan Mayer-Rich

    The May 20 announcement from International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor Karim Khan that he had applied to the court for arrest warrants for Israeli Prime Mi…