On March 10th, as plans were being quietly discussed for Saudi Arabia to join the Abraham Accords and become a reliable partner with Israel against the threat of a nuclear Iran, Israelis woke up to the news that Beijing had forged an agreement between Riyadh and Tehran. How is this being received in Jerusalem? How do the Israelis think this enters into their calculus about whether or not, if a red line is crossed, they should attack some of the Iranian nuclear installations? How does this change the overall geo-security situation for the state of Israel?
Here to answer these questions is Ambassador Yoram Ettinger.
About the Speaker: Ambassador (ret.) Yoram Ettinger is an insider on US-Israel relations, Mideast politics and overseas investments in Israel’s high tech. He is a member of the American-Israel Demographic Research Group (AIDRG), which has documented dramatic flaws behind demographic fatalism on one hand and a Jewish demographic momentum on the other hand.
He is a consultant to members of Israel’s Cabinet and Knesset, and regularly briefs US legislators and their staff on Israel’s contribution to vital US interests, on the root causes of international terrorism and on other issues of bilateral concern.
Ambassador (ret.) Yoram Ettinger’s OpEds have been published in Israel and in the US, and he has been interviewed on Israel’s and US’ TV and radio. He was a speaker at AIPAC Annual Conference.
Ambassador (ret.) Yoram Ettinger – who did his graduate studies at UCLA and undergraduate at UTEP – served as Minister for Congressional Affairs at Israel’s Embassy in Washington (with a rank of an ambassador), Israel’s Consul General in Houston and Director of Israel’s Government Press Office. He is the editor of Straight From The Jerusalem Cloakroom and Boardroom newsletters on issues of national security and overseas investments in Israel’s high-tech.