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Feinstein: Unlikely Putin Was Behind Assassination Of Rival

Posted On March 01, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- The ranking Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee doubts Russia's president is behind the murder of one of his top rivals.   On CNN's "State of the Union," Senator Dianne Feinstein said the death of Boris Nemtsov does nothing to help Vladimir Putin at this time. The California Democrat said the assassination…

Kerry Welcomes Netanyahu Visit

Posted On March 01, 2015

(Geneva) -- A key member of the President's cabinet has no problem with Israel's prime minister speaking to Congress later this week. On ABC's "This Week," Secretary of State John Kerry said controversy over Benjamin Netanyahu's visit doesn't indicate a weakness in the relationship between Israel and the U.S. He said both countries are united…

Oren: Netanyahu Should Speak Somewhere Other Than Congress

Posted On March 01, 2015

(Tel Aviv) -- A former Israeli Ambassador to the U.S. thinks Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shouldn't speak to Congress this week.   On CNN's "State of the Union," Michael Oren said Netanyahu's message about the risk Iran poses is important could get lost in the conflict between Democrats and Republicans. Oren is running in Israel's…

Lieberman: Democrats Should Attend Netanyahu Address

Posted On March 01, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- Former Senator Joe Lieberman is encouraging his fellow Democrats to attend the Israeli prime minister's speech to Congress. On NBC's "Meet the Press," the longtime Connecticut lawmaker said he expects Benjamin Netanyahu to make important points in his address. At least 30 Democrats have announced they will not attend. Critics believe the…

Kasparov: Nemtsov Murder Will Hurt Putin Opposition

Posted On March 01, 2015

(New York, NY) -- One of Putin's most outspoken critics thinks the murder of a top rival to Russia's president will hurt the opposition movement.   On NBC's "Meet the Press," Gary Kasparov said Boris Nemtsov's death would make others reluctant to speak out against Vladimir Putin. The former chess champion said he doesn't know…