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Netanyahu Slams Kerry: Israelis 'Don't Need To Be Lectured'
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu came out swinging against John Kerry after the outgoing Secretary of State earlier today defended the administration's decision not to block a controversial U.N. resolution declaring settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem illegal. During a short speech, Netanyahu reiterated his commitment to friendship with the United States, but criticized Kerry for presuming to lecture the Israeli people.

WATCH: Prime Minister Netanyahu Response to John Kerry

"The Jewish people have sought their place under the sun for 3,000 years and we are not about to be swayed by a mistaken policy that has caused great, great damage," Netanyahu said. "Israelis do not need to be lectured about the importance of peace by foreign leaders."

Netanyahu also said that Israel looks forward to turning the page on the current administration and working with the incoming Trump team...(continue reading)
Kerry: 'Israel Can Be Either Jewish Or Democratic-It Cannot Be Both'
Outgoing Secretary of State John Kerry delivered a speech on Wednesday outlining the administration's plan for for peace in the Middle East.

During the address--which clocked in at over an hour--Kerry largely chastised Israel and defended the administration's decision not to block a controversial U.N resolution that labeled Israeli settlements in the West Bank and and East Jerusalem illegal. The Secretary of State claimed the administration chose to abstain from voting in order to save the "two-state solution."

"That is what we are trying to preserve for our sake and (Israel's)," Kerry said. "We reject the criticism that this vote abandons Israel."

In addition, Kerry admonished those who supported the so-called "one state solution", saying that a united Israel cannot be both Jewish and Democratic...(continue reading)

President-Elect Trump Responds To Putin's Decision NOT To Expel Diplomats
President-elect Donald Trump is responding positively to Russian President Vladimir Putin's decision not to retaliate for the Obama administrations recent expulsion of 35 Russian diplomats.

Taking to Twitter, Trump called Putin's decision a "great move."

On Thursday evening, Trump responded to the Obama administration's leveling of fresh sanctions against Russia for its alleged involvement in the hacking of emails from the DNC and Clinton Campaign Chairman John Podesta, saying it was time for the nation to "move on...(continue reading)
Kellyanne Conway On How Trump Will Handle Russia
The incoming Trump administration is responding to the newly-leveled sanctions against Russia by President Obama.

President-elect Trump released a statement shortly after the announcement in which he said American needed to "move on."

"It's time for our country to move on to bigger and better things," Trump said. "Nevertheless, in the interest of our country and its great people, I will meet with leaders of the intelligence community next week in order to be updated on the facts of this situation."

Kellyanne Conway, incoming counselor to the President-elect, discussed the issue on Thursday's Hannity. Conway suggested that Trump would be willing to work with any country, including Russia, to advance American interests, most importantly the destruction of the Islamic State...(continue reading)

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