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Can We Expect Saudi Arabia and Israel Normalizing their Relations in the Near Future?

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After Israel signed the Abraham Accords in 2020 to normalize relations with the UAE and Bahrain, and then with Morocco, whether Saudi Arabia will be next in line in this process is being actively discussed in the United States, Israel, and the Middle East in general. The intensity of such discussions increased…

Tel Aviv Insists on a Radical Solution to Iran’s Nuclear Program

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On December 10, at the annual Israeli-American Council (IAC) National Summit in Miami, Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz met with senior US functionaries about a radical solution to Iran’s nuclear program. He warned his American counterpart Lloyd Austin, and US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken that he had ordered…

Israel’s Illegal Occupation of the Golan Heights Remains an Obstacle to Peace

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During the period of the last Labor government in Australia, the general policy of that government, which was in power for six years from 2008 to 2014, was to abstain on votes in the United Nations critical of Israel. When the Liberal government has been in power, as it has continuously since 2014, the vote is almost invariably against any motion…

Israel Once Again Provocatively Hides behind Civilian Aircraft in its Attacks on Syria

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Despite repeated statements at the UN by official Syrian authorities, Israel continues regular airstrikes against Syrian civilian targets, including provocative airstrikes when its fighter jets start hiding behind civilian aircraft. In early September alone, Israeli Air Force fighter jets fired 24 missiles at targets inside Syria. The Syrian Air Defense…

The Iran Nuclear Saga: US-Israel Hammer Out a “Plan B”

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Even though the presidential candidate Joe Biden had vowed to “move quickly” to re-join the Iran nuclear deal, this has not happened. The Biden administration’s deliberate strategy to kill the previous deal by following the framework of talks it inherited from the Trump administration has contributed massively to the present deadlock, leading the US and Israel…

Israel Continues a Difficult Relationship With its Neighbours

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The state of Israel has long suffered a difficult relationship with its Arab neighbours and a look at its history provides a clue as to the reason why. The Balfour declaration of 1917 marks a significant turning point. The declaration favoured the establishment of a Jewish national home in Palestine. That declaration was made without reference…

Is Israel Preparing for a Military Strike against Iran?

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There have been increasingly problematic reports about Israel’s preparations to launch a military strike against Iran in recent days. It is well known that Israel considers Iran’s nuclear program to be the “number one” issue. Despite Iran’s repeated claims that developing a nuclear bomb is not part of its plans, tensions between the countries continue to escalate…

Is the “Shadow War” between Iran and Israel Spiraling?

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On July 29, according to the United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO, a unit of the British NavyDahJTkfw, there was an attack in the Arabian Sea on the oil tanker Mercer Street, associated with Israeli billionaire Eyal Ofer, killing two crew members, one British and one Romanian. The incident occurred northeast of Masirah Island of Oman about 300 kilometers southeast…

Women in the Israeli Army

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The image of the fierce woman warrior has stirred minds since ancient times. Women warriors participated in the Trojan War on the side of Troy. According to Herodotus, the Greeks captured a band of Amazons and sent them home in three ships. According to another legend, Hippolyta, the queen of the Amazons, owned a golden belt, which Hercules himself went after – it was his ninth feat, described…

For Now, the Mossad is Outplaying Tehran

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The multiple secret operations carried out by the Israeli special services in recent years against Iran are legitimately indicative of the vulnerabilities inherent in the Iranian strategic infrastructure. And, given the many years of confrontation between Israel and Iran in the area of covert operations, this vulnerability is currently taking on a special…

Jerusalem Conflict: Identity Theft On Top Of Everything Else

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As many previous colleagues have discovered, writing about Israel is a thankless task best avoided, especially by a self-hating Jew. Before people even read a given article, they have made up their own minds about Israel and cross-checked their views against others they hold to see if they are ideologically sound…

Tensions Escalate around Israel due to the Ongoing Dispute over the Golan Heights

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The announcement by a US State Department spokesman, prompted by the American Washington Free Beacon information portal, that under the leadership of Joe Biden, the American authorities will be more cautious than under Trump, and shall tackle the issue of land ownership in the Golan Heights, once again stirred up the military-political…


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