Category: Arab world

Eran Lerman’s agile mind is steering Israel towards new strategic thinking. He says that is blessed with exciting new alliance possibilities in both the eastern Mediterranean and the Arab world; but must have the wherewithal to withstand a long struggle with rejectionist and reactionary Palestinian leaders.
Reflections on the perils of American infirmity, Iranian hegemony, Syrian misery, Arab hypocrisy, and Tikkun Olam orthodoxy.
New studies by generals Amidror and Kuperwasser, and incisive analysis by Michael Doran, suggest that the recipe for security in the crumbling Middle East and for renewal in the troubled US-Israel relationship is patience, vigilance and steadfastness.
Netanyahu has begun to give us a window into his updated strategic thinking. The bottom line: It's time to push past the Palestinians, and develop new regional security alliances that are based on shared interests between Israel and conservative, stabilizing forces in the Arab world. The world needs to assimilate and come to terms with Israel’s new strategic mindset.
All the human rights moralizers are ignoring the frightening plight of Palestinians and Christians in the Syrian civil war. There is, alas, no anti-Israel angle to the story.
Just like Israel, the Saudis smell that Obama is preparing a seismic shift in US alliances in the region, and cooking-up a “grand bargain” with the Iranians.
The same Western analysts that were wrong about the "urbane" Bashar Assad are now advocating a cozying-up to the Egyptian Moslem Brotherhood and Iran's new poster boy, Rohani.
All the high-and-mighty human rights moralizers are ignoring the frightening plight of Palestinians and Christians in the Syrian civil war. There is, alas, no anti-Israel angle to the story.
David M. Weinberg is a think tank director, columnist and lobbyist who is a sharp critic of Israel’s detractors and of post-Zionist trends in Israel. Read more »
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