A look at Trump's Israel policy and advisors

A look at Trump’s Israel policy and advisors

November 11, 2016 | Ahron Shapiro

As a rule, it is beyond AIJAC’s purview to analyse or comment on American political campaigns. Additionally, Israel was not a major policy issue during the US Presidential election campaign season. For this reason, you will note there were no AIJAC blogs on the topic. However, with the election passed, the time has arrived to examine the stated policies of President-elect Donald Trump, as well as take an introductory look at his Middle East Israel advisors.

Donald Trump's shock victory - the view from Israel and the Mideast

Donald Trump’s shock victory – the view from Israel and the Mideast

November 11, 2016

Following Donald Trump’s shock upset win in Tuesday’s US Presidential election, this Update canvasses how Israelis and others in the Middle East are reacting to the reality of the upcoming Trump presidency, and in particular, focuses on their initial analyses of what it might mean for the region.

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Video: Yaakov Amidror, Efraim Inbar and Ehud Yaari on Israel and the ever changing Middle East

November 10, 2016

AIJAC guests Maj. Gen. (ret.) Yaakov Amidror, Prof. Efraim Inbar and Ehud Yaari spoke recently at AIJAC events in Melbourne and Sydney, addressing the current Middle East situation and Israel’s strategic challenges.

President-elect Trump's Israel policy

President-elect Trump’s Israel policy

November 10, 2016 | AIJAC staff

Following yesterday’s US election, which saw Donald J. Trump defeat Hillary R. Clinton to become president-elect, it would be apropos to review Trump’s stated Israel policy, as released by Jason Dov Greenblatt and David Friedman, Co-Chairmen of Trump’s Israel Advisory Committee on November 2.

Ehud Yaari on Sky News

Ehud Yaari on Sky News, Radio National

November 8, 2016

AIJAC guest Ehud Yaari has appeared on Sky News and ABC Radio National, discussing the US election from an Israeli point of view.

Wikileaks: Clinton advisor - Netanyahu never abandoned two-state outcome

Wikileaks: Clinton advisor – Netanyahu never abandoned two-state outcome

November 8, 2016 | Ahron Shapiro

Remember all the fuss in the lead up to the March 2015 Israeli election when Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu was accused by the Obama Administration of being against a two-state outcome to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?

Now, almost 20 months later, exciting new insider information has come to light that should put the matter to rest once and for all.

 

Major General (res.) Yaakov Amidror appearances on ABC and Sky News

Major General (res.) Yaakov Amidror appearances on ABC and Sky News

November 3, 2016

Retired Israeli Major General Yaakov Amidror and formerly head of the Research Department of Israeli Military Intelligence and advisor to the Prime Minister of Israel spoke with ABC’s The World program and Sky News’ Weekend Agenda during a visit to Australia this week. 

The Australian’s Khalik spins women’s flotilla report

The Australian’s Khalik spins women’s flotilla report

October 11, 2016 | Gareth Narunsky

On October 7, 2016, The Australian featured a report by Jennine Khalik about the recent interception of a boat of anti-Israel activists attempting to reach Gaza -“Israel picks up boat captained by Tasmanian out to break Gaza blockade”.

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Video: David Pryce-Jones and Daniel Johnson on Syria, US Middle East policy and Israel

October 7, 2016

David Pryce-Jones, Senior Editor at National Review, and Daniel Johnson, Editor of Standpoint, comment on Syria, US Middle East policy and Israel.

Peres’ Funeral and his long-standing vision of a “new Middle east”

Peres’ Funeral and his long-standing vision of a “new Middle east”

October 7, 2016 | Glen Falkenstein

Former Israeli Prime Minister and President Shimon Peres’ funeral in Jerusalem on Friday, September 30 was attended by world leaders past and present, including US President Barack Obama, former US President Bill Clinton and Britain’s Prince Charles.

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