Prophecy in today's headlines

Obama to Support Anti-Israel Resolution at UN Next Week

The Weekly Standard has learned that senior Obama administration officials have been telling foreign governments that the administration intends to support an effort next week at the United Nations to set up an independent commission, under UN auspices, to investigate Israel’s behavior in the Gaza flotilla incident. The White House has apparently shrugged off concerns […]

Conflict in Israel, Will Israel Obey God or Man

Again, a conflict has arisen in Israel – this time in regard to the government’s order to freeze construction in the so-called Jewish “settlements” of Judea and Samaria. The conflict boils down to: Should Israel obey God or man? Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu bowed to heavy international pressure recently by reversing his position on such […]

Obama To Call World Summit if Mideast Peace Talks Fail

U.S. President Barack Obama has told several European leaders that if Israeli-Palestinian talks remain stalemated into September or October, he will convene an international summit on achieving Mideast peace, senior Israeli officials told Haaretz on Thursday. The officials said the conference would be run by the Quartet of Middle East peacemakers – the United States, […]

Obama Limits When U.S. Would Use Nuclear Arms

President Obama said Monday that he was revamping American nuclear strategy to substantially narrow the conditions under which the United States would use nuclear weapons, even in self defense. But the president said in an interview that he was carving out an exception for “outliers like Iran and North Korea” that have violated or renounced […]

Israel Fears Obama Heading For Imposed Mideast Settlement

U.S. President Barack Obama’s demands during his meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu last Tuesday point to an intention to impose a permanent settlement on Israel and the Palestinians in less than two years, political sources in Jerusalem say. Israeli officials view the demands that Obama made at the White House as the tip of […]

Third Act for the Jerusalem Crisis This Week

Relations between the United States and Israel hit crisis level last week. The drama has played out in two acts so far. The third act comes this week, and determines whether it will be a tragedy or farce.According to the New York Times, the acrimonious 10-day confrontation between President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu […]

Senators Won’t Let Obama Feeze Aid To Israel

Visiting senior US senators told their Israelis hosts on Sunday that they disapprove of the Obama Administration’s attempt to pressure Israel by threatening to withhold aid, and vowed they would never let that happen. Senator John McCain told a Jerusalem press conference that he expects President Barack Obama to explicitly announce that his administration is […]

Obama Against Abortion Language In Health Care Bill

White House Senior Adviser David Axelrod suggested Sunday that President Obama will intervene to make sure a controversial amendment restricting federal funding for abortion coverage is stripped from final health care reform legislation. In doing so, the president would be heeding the call of abortion rights supporters like Planned Parenthood that have called the White […]