Middle East Economic Survey


No 21


Political Comment (25 May 2009)

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's visit to Washington has confirmed that he and President Barack Obama differ on most regional issues.

Obama Calls For Two State Solution: Netanyahu Reticent

Behind a smokescreen of the customary reaffirmation of the "special relationship" between Israel and the US and the reassurance that "Israel's security is paramount," it was clear that the 18 May meeting between...