While Middle East analysts say Biden is building a team of people in whom he trusts, can rely on and can work together as a team, a good deal of concern centers on whether U.S. foreign policy will look too much like it did during the Obama administration.
The Arab states are no longer a single bloc opposing Israel but are divided into two coalitions. One is on Iran’s side; the other is against it. Israel, which in the past was perceived as the problem, has become part of the solution.
While only a small minority of US voters are preoccupied with national security and foreign issues, they should realize that the next President of the US will determine the state of a tectonic globe,
All current White Houses leak like sieves. Staff members develop quid pro quo relationships with the media: in exchange for leaking information, the media promises to treat them well. That is the reality of contemporary journalism.
Wishing all a healthy and festive Sukkot
For many reasons, the Arab world is not at all interested in giving the Palestinian Arabs a state. The Palestinian Arabs don’t really want one either, because why kill the “refugee” goose that lays the golden eggs?
Grown from ancient seeds found at Masada and Qumran, the dates symbolize the remarkable resilience of nature.
Will Israel's public diplomacy rise to the challenge posed by the current ideological trends in the US?
As wildfires burn more fiercely across the globe, Israeli experts work with other countries to implement prevention, detection, firefighting and rehab strategies.
“These policies are great on paper, but ... social-media companies have to do more than just pay lip service to fighting extremism on their platforms,” said Josh Lipowsky of the Counter Extremism Project.
A small collection of countries, haters and groups.
Yishai Fleisher talks with Dr. Mordechai Kedar about the UAE peace deal.
The U.S.-Israeli relationship already has many of the characteristics of a formal alliance.
Collateral damage from Corona
Former close allies. Where does the relationship stand today-Friend or Foe?
Most published Middle Eastern military net assessments are based primarily on lists of units and equipment. Unfortunately, history proved that such lists are all too often incorrect. Even when they were correct, the overall assessments generally ignored the quality of personnel and/or equipment, as well as the extent to which rival defense systems could turn available financial, human, and material resources into actual military power.
The left-right divergence of confidence in mass media highlights the political, ideological, social and cultural polarization that has afflicted both countries.
The plan has some creative elements and some that may not prove realistic, but critics who say that Trump’s plan won’t win acceptance by Mahmoud Abbas are missing its main point, which is that the Palestinians need new leaders.
A hesitant, appeasing and retreating Israel, which sacrifices its independence of national security action on the altar of overseas' green lights, whets the appetite of terrorists and rogue regimes,
Israel’s role as a major force-multiplier for the US, is highlighted against the backdrop of European vacillation, the growing ineffectiveness of NATO (No Action Talk Only?) and the intensifying vulnerabilities of all pro-US Arab regimes.
New York Review of Books: Book Smart doesn't mean you have seichel
Arab countries have showered Palestinians with a cuddling talk accompanied by a cold/negative walk
'Deal of the Century' anyone?
The Arab population is growing at a faster rate, but since 2012, the birth rate among the Jewish population in Jerusalem is significantly higher than that of the Arab population.
America's historic connection to Judaism and Jewish history
What are the secret bonds that connect America and Israel so strongly? How far back do these bonds go? Why is the Statue of Moses displayed in the U.S. Supreme Court? Take a few minutes. Enrich yourselves...
Failings exposed by the COVID-19 crisis have long been known to bioterrorism researchers. The Bush, Obama and Trump administrations all developed detailed bioterror action plans, but this current pandemic shows they were not implemented.
Details on the forthcoming new Israeli government, to be formally signed next week after Yom Ha’aztmaut, Israel’s Independence Day. Its first order of business will be to pass legislation to set the Netanyahu-Gantz rotation in motion.
Nothing stops the narrative of the nonsense