How Netanyahu Made The Creation Of A Palestinian State Irreversible

It is ironic how Prime Minister Netanyahu, who vehemently opposed the establishment of a Palestinian state, made it all but irreversible because of his misguided policies and extreme ideological bent. The way he conducted the Gaza war has not only sealed the prospect of a Palestinian state but his political demise The recent recognition of…

May 22, 2024 Read more

Why Israel Should Take Its Time To Retaliate Against Iran

Iran’s unprecedented aerial attack on Israel has upended the shadow war between the two countries and created new opportunities to contain Iran while creating a new regional alliance, which is the ultimate deterrent against Iran. Iran’s aerial attack on Israel in retaliation for the latter’s attack on the Iranian diplomatic mission in Syria that killed…

April 17, 2024 Read more

Creating A Strategic Alliance To Stop Iran In Its Tracks

We know enough about the Iranian regime’s fears and ambitions to stop it in its tracks by creating a crescent of allied states stretching from the Gulf to the Mediterranean without violent confrontations or war Since the Iranian revolution in 1979, the US has not developed a long-term strategy toward Iran but instead has made…

March 20, 2024 Read more

Biden’s Balancing Act: Israel’s National Security Versus The Palestinians’ Humanitarian Crisis

Alon Ben-Meir · Biden's Balancing Act: Israel's National Security Versus the Palestinians' Humanitarian Crisis In recent weeks, the Biden administration has found itself facing a serious dilemma as to how to balance its commitment to Israel’s national security along with the humanitarian crisis facing the Palestinians in Gaza. Whereas the United States provides military aid…

March 14, 2024 Read more

Israel-Hamas War Affirms The Indispensability Of A Two-State Solution

Unless Israel establishes an endgame strategy that will lead to a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the war against Hamas will only be another brutal violent episode that will prepare the ground for the next conflagration engulfing the West Bank and potentially set the entire region on fire Whereas Israel’s stated goal from the…

December 5, 2023 Read more

Netanyahu’s Reality Check Is Overdue

The brief indirect exchange of statements between President Biden and Prime Minister Netanyahu, in connection with the latter’s blind determination to execute a de facto coup d’état under the guise of judicial reforms, demonstrates how dangerously delusional Netanyahu has become. For Netanyahu to forget even for a brief moment how critical the US is to…

March 29, 2023 Read more

Mending The US-Saudi Relationship Is Critical To Their Mutual Geostrategic Interest

The US’ misperception of its bilateral relations with Saudi Arabia on a number of fronts has contributed dramatically to the present heightened tension between them. It is critical that at this juncture the two countries recalibrate their relationship and renew their geostrategic partnership Even a cursory review of the US-Saudi Arabia relationship over the past…

November 3, 2022 Read more

The US-Saudi Alliance Will Stand The Test Of Time

Regardless of the intensity of the current conflict between the Biden administration and Saudi Arabia, their long history of military alliance and shared concerns over regional stability will certainly override their conflicting interests, especially at this juncture of international tension in the wake of the war in Ukraine The recent conflict between the United States…

October 19, 2022 Read more

A New Strategy Is Needed To Address Iran’s Nuclear Program

A revised Iran nuclear deal based on the 2015 JCPOA could provide the basis for a new Biden administration strategy that would limit Iran’s nuclear program to peaceful purposes and ensure that Tehran’s public pronouncement that it is not seeking to acquire nuclear weapons becomes a de facto reality. Righting the Wrong Regardless of how…

May 4, 2022 Read more
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