Reaction to Netanyahu’s Speech - article collection

Reaction to Netanyahu’s Speech - article collection

compiled by Sheila Musaji

This will be updated.

PRIOR TO THE SPEECH

Benjamin Netanyahu: Then and Now, James J. Zogby http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/benjamin_netanyahu_then_and_now/
Obama won’t wink back, Uri Avnery http://zope.gush-shalom.org/home/en/channels/avnery/1244932344/
Tutu calls for urgent solution to Israel-Palestine conflict http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2009/may/28/hay-festival-tutu-israel-palestine-solution

AFTER THE SPEECH:

Full text of Netanyahu’s foreign policy speech at Bar Ilan http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/1092810.html

AA-ADC Calls on Obama Administration to Assert International Law with Netanyahu http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/aa_adc_calls_on_obama_administration_to_assert_international_law_with_netan/0017400
An Important Study: “Hamas: Ideological Rigidity and Political Flexibility”, S. Abdallah Schleifer http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/an_important_study_hamas_ideological_rigidity_and_political_flexibility/0017399
Analysts Discuss Netanyahu’s Speech http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/middle_east/jan-june09/netanyahu2_06-15.html
Arab leaders criticize Netanyahu’s plan http://online.wsj.com/article/SB124509630599216151.html
Arab media reaction on Netanyahu’s speech http://www.roadstoiraq.com/2009/06/15/arab-media-reaction-on-netanyahu%E2%80%99s-speech/
Audacity of peace, Hussein Shobokshi http://aawsat.com/english/news.asp?section=2&id=17111
Bantustan…..? Yes…..But Defanged!,  Iqbal Jassat http://usa.mediamonitors.net/content/view/full/63339
Bibi’s Baby Step: What Next After Netanyahu’s Speech?, Daniel Levy http://www.huffingtonpost.com/daniel-levy/bibis-baby-step-what-next_b_215973.html
Bibi’s Joke, Yusuf Kanli http://www.hurriyet.com.tr/english/opinion/11872864.asp?scr=1
Tony Blair: Don’t rule out right of return http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3731990,00.html
Can Netanyahu rise to the challenge of creating an Israeli state? http://www.dailystar.com.lb/article.asp?edition_id=1&article_id=103156&categ_id=17
Jimmy Carter: Netanyahu speech created new obstacles to peace http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/1092720.html - Carter cites “hurdles” in Netanyahu’s speech http://www.albawaba.com/en/news/248130
Jimmy Carter: challenges Gaza blockade http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/jun/16/carter-hamas-gaza-israel
Jimmy Carter: ‘the citizens of Palestine are treated more like animals than like human beings’ http://www.philipweiss.org/mondoweiss/2009/06/jimmy-carter-the-citizens-of-palestine-are-treated-more-like-animals-than-like-human-beings.html
Jimmy Carter to meet Hamas leaders after criticising Israeli PM http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/jun/15/carter-hamas-visit-netanyahu
Carter wants Hamas off US terror list http://www.presstv.com/detail.aspx?id=98331&sectionid=351020202
Bill Clinton: Netanyahu speech is opening act http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5ig_Cixp_VHJiVmp16X5Gaoxr_SQQD98RA8HO0
Day after speech Israel demolishing thousands of Palestinian homes, report claims http://blogs.mirror.co.uk/developing-world-stories/2009/06/israel-demolishing-thousands-o.html
EU ministers urge Netanyahu to drop terms http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/world/2009/0616/1224248898617.html
Getting ‘stuck’ with Netanyahu…  http://english.aljazeera.net/focus/2009/2009/06/2009616152652598307.html
Hamas: Netanyahu’s speech racist, radical http://news-en.trend.az/world/wnews/1488034.html
Haneyya ready to accept Palestinian state in 1967 borders http://www.albawaba.com/en/countries/Palestine/248222
In response to Netanyahu’s speech http://www.paltelegraph.com/opinions/editorials/1135-in-response-to-netanyahus-speech
Israel is the new apartheid state,  As’ad Abdul Rahman http://www.gulfnews.com/opinion/columns/region/10318139.html
Israel must be a secular state for all citizens, Maajid Nawaz http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2009/jun/16/israel-must-remain-secular
Israel sets conditions for peace http://english.aljazeera.net/news/middleeast/2009/06/200961511856215293.html
Israeli Police and Military Brutalize Peaceful Protesters at Netanyahu’s Speech http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ann-wright/israeli-police-and-milita_b_215477.html
Killing Israel’s peace process, Ben White http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2009/jun/15/israel-netanyahu-speech-peace-process
Hosni Mubarak: Israeli PM ‘ruins’ peace chance http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/8101195.stm
Israeli PM concedes a little in key speech,  Jeremy Bowen http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/8100644.stm
Israeli Reactions to Netanyahu’s Bar Ilan Speech http://www.israelpolicyforum.org/blog/israeli-reactions-netanyahus-bar-ilan-speech
Israel’s Hard-Liners Embrace Speech, Palestinians Enraged http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/06/15/netanyahu-speech-israels-_n_215484.html
Israel’s position on core issues with Palestinians http://www.reuters.com/article/topNews/idUSTRE55F5TU20090616
Lebanese leaders slam Netanyahu’s speech http://www.dailystar.com.lb/article.asp?edition_id=1&categ_id=2&article_id=103140
Limiting a Palestinian state,  Lamis Andoni http://english.aljazeera.net/news/middleeast/2009/06/2009615202848261945.html
Netanyahu: Masking An Upcoming Conflict, Abdelrahman Rashdan http://www.islamonline.net/servlet/Satellite?c=Article_C&cid=1245159016663&pagename=Zone-English-Muslim_Affairs%2FMAELayout
Mondo Exclusive: Google map of Israeli settlements from leaked database http://www.philipweiss.org/mondoweiss/2009/02/spiegel-database-of-west-bank-settlements-and-outposts——view-larger-map.html
Sayyed Nasrallah: Netanyahu’s Speech Blow to Arab Moderates http://www.almanar.com.lb/NewsSite/NewsDetails.aspx?id=90167&language=en
Netanyahu is steering a course that pleases neither side, Rory McCarthy http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/jun/15/netanyahu-speech-israel-analysis
Netanyahu, Mideast peace and a return to the Axis of Evil,  Akiva Eldar http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/1093048.html
Netanyahu presented an extreme negotiating position promising nothing http://www.philipweiss.org/mondoweiss/2009/06/the-belligerent-tone-and-content-of-the-speech-serves-to-remind-us-how-difficult-it-is-going-to-be-to-push-netanyahu-to-make.html#more
Netanyahu Address Satisfies White House But Few Others http://www.findingdulcinea.com/news/international/2009/june/Netanyahu-Address-Satisfies-White-House-But-Few-Others.html
Netanyahu Responds to Obama with Obfuscation, Rhetoric and More Roadblocks, Ray Hanania http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ray-hanania/netanyahu-responds-to-oba_b_215523.html
Netanyahu’s “brilliant” peace plan, Hasan Abu Nimah and Ali Abunimah http://electronicintifada.net/v2/article10606.shtml
Netanyahu’s message is there will be no peace,  David Grossman http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/1093572.html
Netanyahu’s tone re Palestinians was at times frightening http://www.philipweiss.org/mondoweiss/2009/06/i-was-quite-a-horrible-speech—-laying-all-the-blame-onthe-arab—nations1948-partition-decision-with-no-context-mentioned.html#more
Nice dress, but bride’s unwilling, Linda Heard http://www.arabnews.com/?page=7&section=0&article=123700&d=16&m=6&y=2009
Obama finds room to maneuver as Americans abandon one-sided support for Israel http://www.philipweiss.org/mondoweiss/2009/06/obama-finds-room-to-maneuver-as-americans-abandon-onesided-support-for-israel.html
Barack Obama welcomes speech as ‘important step forward’ http://www.theage.com.au/world/obama-welcomes-speech-as-important-step-forward-20090615-cap0.html
Obama Lauds Netanyahu: Zero Israeli Concessions for More Arab Yielding http://www.tayyar.org/Tayyar/News/PoliticalNews/en-US/128896190487809677.htm
On glasses half full and half empty, Hussein Ibish http://www.ibishblog.com/blog/hibish/2009/06/15/glasses_half_full_and_half_empty
On the eve of Lieberman visit, polls show that American and Israeli views continue to diverge http://www.philipweiss.org/mondoweiss/2009/06/on-the-eve-of-lieberman-visit-polls-show-that-american-and-israeli-views-continue-to-diverge.html
On the pretence of peace http://pulsemedia.org/2009/06/16/on-the-pretence-of-peace/
One Step Forward, Four Steps Back, Michal Lewin-Epstein http://www.huffingtonpost.com/michal-lewinepstein/netanyahus-speech-one-ste_b_216151.html
Palestinian Reaction http://sabbah.biz/mt/archives/2009/06/15/netanyahu-speech-palestinian-reaction/
Palestinians angered by Netanyahu peace terms http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090615/ap_on_re_mi_ea/ml_israel_palestinians
Palestinians say Israeli speech ‘closes door to permanent status negotiations’ http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/world/2009/0616/1224248898579.html
Peace Punk’d by Netanyahu, Where’s Ashton Kutcher?, Ahmed Rehab http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ahmed-rehab/peace-punkd-by-netanyahu_b_216548.html
Peace process scuttled by speech http://www.dawn.com/wps/wcm/connect/dawn-content-library/dawn/news/world/16-peace-process-scuttled-hs-02
Progressive Jews Reject Netanyahu’s Latest Propaganda Offensive, Rabbi Michael Lerner http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/progressive_jews_reject_netanyahus_latest_propaganda_offensive/0017395
Reaction to Netanyahu speech creates strange bedfellows, James Hyder http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/middle_east/article6503260.ece
Syrian state paper: Netanyahu wants apartheid http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3731448,00.html
Union of Reform Judaism Supports Settlement Freeze http://yglesias.thinkprogress.org/archives/2009/06/union-of-reform-judaism-supports-settlement-freeze.php
White House Calls Netanyahu Speech ‘Important Step Forward’ in Peace Process http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2009/06/14/white-house-calls-netanyahu-speech-important-step-forward/
Why Israel and Hamas are meeting with Jimmy Carter http://www.csmonitor.com/2009/0616/p06s18-wome.html
Why Netanyahu speech gives us cause for joy, Gideon Levy http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/1093076.html
Zionists fighting Peace - How Israel lost its soul,  Mohamed Elmasry http://usa.mediamonitors.net/content/view/full/63483

see also:
Gaza war article collection http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/gaza/0017059
Palestine-Israel article collection http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/palestine_israel/003082


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