Category: Peace Process

Whether Trump is reelected or replaced by Biden, many of the Trump administration’s novel Mideast policies should be adopted by the next administration, even if Democrats shrink from crediting Trump for any breakthroughs. The principles are in America’s best interests as well as Israel’s.
A political quiz for the new year. Which of the following political, security and economic events will occur this year? Calculate what Israeli and Jewish future you need to be prepared for.
The sourpuss Left can’t acknowledge Netanyahu’s historic achievement of peace with the Gulf states. I say that nothing less than full-throated celebration is called for!
For European and other diplomats to continue to scurry about the region without pressing inevitable truths on the Palestinians is mischievous, at best. Dishing out some tough love and dialing down Palestinian expectations would be much more constructive.
Israel's intention to act on the American peace plan will not create a situation of apartheid. The “enclaves” of settlement it entails are the inexorable result of the laudable principle that no Palestinian or Israeli should be forced out of their home. This salute to indigenous rights should be celebrated.
Whether sovereignty over some or all the settlements is declared or not, the Netanyahu-Gantz unity government should be building like crazy in all the critical zones. Netanyahu cannot blame anybody but himself for delays in moving forward.
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 »
A passionate speaker, David M. Weinberg lectures widely in Israel, the U.S. and Canada to Jewish and non-Jewish audiences. He speaks on international politics and Middle East strategic affairs, Israeli diplomacy and defense strategy, intelligence matters and more. Click here to book David Weinberg as a speaker