On this week’s “Our Middle East,” host Dan Diker speaks with Arab affairs expert Yoni Ben-Menachem for an inside perspective on the Israel Defense Forces’ current operation in Jenin. They talk about:
- Iran’s goal in supporting various factions within and on the border of Israel;
- What the IDF needs to do in order to be a successful operation;
- The Palestinian Authority’s inability and unwillingness to fight terror within its midst;
- The buildup of terrorist forces connected to Iran in the West Bank and how previous governments should have already acted against it.
“Our Middle East: An Insider’s View” airs live every Monday on JNS TV Youtube Channel, Facebook and Twitter at 1:30 PM EST/8:30 PM IST. You can also listen to the audio version here. A Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs podcast produced by JNS.
Dan Diker is the president of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, a foreign policy expert and the former Secretary General of the World Jewish Congress.