POLICY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/POLICY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Letter: Let Israel stand on its own http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58250797-82/israel-money-advice-conservative.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58250797-82/israel-money-advice-conservative.html.csp">Letter: Let Israel stand on its own</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T17:13:01.843-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 05:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">George Will (“Room for a conservative internationalist policy,” July 31) quoted Prime Minister Netanyahu to the effect, “The point [sic] of Israel is that Jews shall never again … depend on the kindness of strangers. Such dependency did not work out well for Jews, so Israel exists for Jewish self-defense.” But Mr. Will might also have quoted what Moshe Dayan said several decades ago, “The Americans give us money and advice. We take the money and ignore the advice.” This statement is still valid,...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58250797@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:13:01 MDT Poll: Foreign policy no longer Obama strong point http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58250468-68/percent-obama-foreign-party.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58250468-68/percent-obama-foreign-party.html.csp">Poll: Foreign policy no longer Obama strong point</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CONNIE CASS and JENNIFER AGIESTA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T09:40:02.445-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 09:40AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Foreign policy used to be a bright spot in Americans’ dimming opinion of President Barack Obama. Not anymore. Associated Press-GfK polling found a spring and summer of discontent with the president’s handling of world events. Obama’s consistently low marks across crises such as the fighting in Ukraine and the conflict between Israel and Hamas could benefit Republicans aiming to win control Congress in the fall. “The problem is saying something and not doing anything — making grandio...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582504682014-08-01T09:40:02.445-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-01T09:40:02.445-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58250468@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 09:40:02 MDT Obama holds foreign policy meeting with lawmakers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58247814-68/obama-president-foreign-israel.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58247814-68/obama-president-foreign-israel.html.csp">Obama holds foreign policy meeting with lawmakers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JULIE PACE </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and BRADLEY KLAPPER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T17:59:02.342-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 05:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • President Barack Obama huddled with congressional lawmakers Thursday to discuss the numerous foreign policy crises facing his administration, including tensions with Russia and the war between Israel and Hamas. The meeting came amid rampant criticism of Obama’s foreign policy from Republicans on Capitol Hill. Some of those who have criticized Obama were among the 14 lawmakers who attended Thursday’s meeting, including Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., who said shortly ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582478142014-07-31T17:59:02.342-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-31T17:59:02.342-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58247814@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:59:02 MDT Denver Post: Has pot reached a tipping point in the U.S.? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58241708-82/marijuana-favor-legalization-policies.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58241708-82/marijuana-favor-legalization-policies.html.csp">Denver Post: Has pot reached a tipping point in the U.S.?</a></h4>