Critics of the agreement between the three countries have called President Trump’s claims that they will produce wider peace in the Middle East to be overblown.
And — yes — a triumph for Trump, too.
President Trump announced that Israel and the United Arab Emirates would establish “full normalization of relations” and that in exchange Israel would forgo for now “declaring sovereignty” over disputed West Bank territory.
This summer’s protests against the prime minister have given Israel’s toothless left an outlet — but not power.
Peter Beinart joins the podcast to debate the future of Israelis and Palestinians.
Some officials say that a joint American-Israeli strategy is evolving — some might argue regressing — to a series of short-of-war clandestine strikes.
Officials in the West Bank say they are willing to let the Palestinian Authority collapse if Israel applies its sovereignty over occupied territory.
Leaders around the world have passed emergency decrees and legislation expanding their reach during the pandemic. Will they ever relinquish them?
Monday’s vote has become a plebiscite on Benjamin Netanyahu, who was indicted on corruption charges in November.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expected the U.S. peace plan would gain him votes in Monday’s election. It might not work out that way.
The Israeli-Palestinian peace plan unveiled by President Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sounds more like a road map for their own futures than for the Middle East.
The Israeli prime minister will face voters on March 2 as a defendant in a criminal case, but without weeks of potentially humiliating parliamentary discussion on the subject.