US pulls out of Durban anti-racism meet up, is Australia next?
May 4, 2021 | Naomi Levin, Tzvi Fleischer
As countries prepare to officially mark the 20th anniversary of a 2001 United Nations conference notorious for its extreme antisemitism, the United States has made the principled decision not to participate.
Greek-Israel defence deal is latest evidence of the blossoming Eastmed alliance
April 30, 2021 | Oved Lobel
Erdogan seems incapable of maintaining genuine normalisation with anyone: every irritant in every relationship, from the S-400 to Hamas to Khashoggi, is celebrated by Erdogan, who doubles down on these policies to instrumentalise tensions with regional neighbours for domestic political purposes. It is still possible that Erdogan’s disingenuous outreach may pay off, but even if it does, it is unlikely to break the overlapping system of alliances that have been forming to contain him.
Russia is astutely playing the players in Yemen
April 29, 2021
The Great Suez Canal Plot
April 1, 2021
Surprise: Likud drew more Israeli Arab votes than ever
April 1, 2021
Mavi Marmara passenger arrested on terrorist charges
The Iran-China deal evinces that the Middle East is an important arena for the emerging great-power competition between the US and China.
Biblio File: Star-Crossed Diplomacy
April 30, 2021 | James Rudin
For Navon, a French-born academic, “the star” represents the spiritual faith and destiny of the Jewish people, while “the scepter” symbolises the eternal quest for Jewish national sovereignty in the Land of Israel.
AIR New Zealand: Super Fund move raises BDS questions
April 29, 2021 | Miriam Bell
Questions over just how much influence the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement has in New Zealand are being voiced following the NZ Super Fund’s recent divestment from five Israeli banks.