Historian Simon Schama offers a portrait of America with its complexities and contradictions.
For the first time, the rogue state has admitted to having a uranium-enrichment program. It also threatened to respond militarily to any attempts to stop any of its ships suspected of carrying nuclear components.
The country wants to offer 'retraining' for returning Guantánamo detainees. It also hopes to boost dialogue with religious leaders. Human rights groups are skeptical.
But a future Palestine must be 'demilitarized,' and the Jewish settlements won't be halted, Israel's leader says.
Palestinian negotiator Erekat calls it a 'slap in the face,' while the White House calls the speech 'an important step forward.'
The Israeli leader is not likely to suggest radical changes in dealing with Palestinians, analysts say.