Tag Archives: Benjamin Netanyahu

Washington is Strangling Young Foreign Policy Professionals

Many of us now find ourselves whispering our views on what is going on in Gaza, fearful of the impact that speaking out in public may have on our careers.

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Reflecting on the Global Canvas of 2023: A Year of Wars and Transformative Shifts

The year 2023 proved to be a kaleidoscope of events, unveiling a tapestry of challenges, triumphs, and transformative changes across the globe. From wars in Gaza and Ukraine environmental concerns to technological leaps, geopolitical tensions to societal strides, the year carved its mark in history as a time of both turbulence and resilience. Israel’s War in Gaza October 7 surprise …

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Trump Middle East Peace Plan – Terms of Surrender for the Palestinians?

Should this plan become, like so many of its predecessors, a political football on both sides of the ocean, the people who make their homes and live their lives on politicians’ playing fields will lose.

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The Moral Hazard of the US-Israel Relationship

The US has little ability to curtail, let alone stop, Israel's expansion into the West Bank. It will complain and threaten certain actions to the UN or the International Criminal Court (ICC). All of these will be to no avail, certainly not during the remainder of President Barack Obama's term, says one analyst.

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Netanyahu’s Victory Is Just as Bad as It Looks

The only silver lining to the Israeli prime minister's surprisingly strong reelection victory is that Washington and Brussels might finally get fed up with him.

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The Big Omission in Netanyahu’s Address to Congress

Even though the Israeli Prime Minister slammed the emerging nuclear deal with Iran, he failed to offer any alternatives for ensuring that Tehran does not obtain nuclear weapons.

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The US Congress, Israel and the Middle East

Congress's embrace of Israel may result in the scuttling of the nuclear negotiations and worsening relations with Iran that could result in widening turmoil, war and terrorism throughout the Middle East, including the strategic Persian Gulf, especially Afghanistan, in addition to Central Asia.

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India and Israel’s Secret Love Affair

Israel has hailed India as a strategic partner in Asia, while China as merely a trading partner. With Modi entrenched in power, and strategic interests aligned, we are poised to see India and Israel expand on their already-strong relationship.

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Why a Third Intifada May be About to Kick Off

With no diplomatic solution on the horizon and with no evidence that either party is willing, or able, to break the psychological barriers to reconciliation,Israeli and Palestinian sides are resorting to increased unilateralism and kowtowing to their own domestic pressures.

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Pounding Gaza With Impunity

With Gaza reduced to Hamas, 1.8 million people who live in Gaza are made responsible for Hamas. This is the doctrine of collective responsibility, illegal by international law.

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