Can Erdogan Shed His Duplicity And Do Something Right?

Turkey’s President Erdogan could have emerged from the Israel-Hamas war as a peacemaker. Instead, being absorbed by fake piety, hypocrisy, and folly, he chose to fan the flames of the horrific war, further poisoning the atmosphere and intensifying the hostility and hatred between Israel and the Palestinians. Can Erdogan shed his hypocrisy and play a…

April 30, 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

Why The Two-State Solution Is The Only Viable Option To The Exclusion Of Any Other

Although the two-state solution has been all along the only viable option that best serves Israel’s national security and political interests and meets the Palestinians’ national aspiration for statehood, the Israel-Hamas war has only reaffirmed that there is no other option The Israel-Hamas war has reignited discussions over a two-state solution as an end to…

January 10, 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

Israel-Jordan Relations In The Wake Of The Gaza War

Although the dire impact of the Israel-Hamas war has touched many countries in the region and beyond, no foreign country has been so profoundly affected by the war than Jordan. Israel must mitigate Jordan’s concerns to save its critical alliance with its neighbor while fully collaborating in the search for a permanent resolution to the…

November 29, 2023 Read more

What Is Israel’s End-Game In Gaza?

Unless Israel establishes an exit strategy and an end-game that will lead to a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in full coordination with the US and Saudi Arabia, the war against Hamas will only be another brutal violent episode that will prepare the ground for the next conflagration that will engulf the West Bank and…

November 9, 2023 Read more

The Horrific Breakdown In Israeli-Palestinian Relations: Where Do We Go From Here?

The unfathomably horrific massacre that Hamas perpetrated against innocent Israelis offers an unprecedented opportunity to reach an Israeli-Palestinian peace which has eluded both sides for 75 years. It is precisely the colossal breakdown and the impossibility of merely returning to the status quo ante that has created such a historic opportunity for a breakthrough. The…

October 26, 2023 Read more

Hamas’ Brutal Attack Could Have Been Avoided

AMMAN—I certainly join the voices of many leaders who condemned Hamas’ attack in the strongest terms. That said, I am not as surprised as many that this attack in fact has taken place and claimed the lives of so many innocent Israelis, nor will I be surprised by the ongoing Israeli retaliation that will certainly…

October 9, 2023 Read more
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