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July 30, 2020
The Ben-Gurion legacy: Independent national security policy
While David Ben-Gurion’s defiance caused occasional short-term tension, which undermined Israel’s popularity, he earned long-term respect for himself and for his country.
July 20, 2020
US and Israeli mass media: Siamese twins
The left-right divergence of confidence in mass media highlights the political, ideological, social and cultural polarization that has afflicted both countries.
July 5, 2020
The cost of Israeli sovereignty
The application of Israeli law to the Jordan Valley and parts of Judea and Samaria will bolster Israeli deterrence and advance the national security of the pro-U.S. Arab states.
June 24, 2020
Are US international agreements carved in stone?
Israeli policy-makers be warned: History proves that U.S. commitments do not even bind the president who signed them.
June 18, 2020
Arab policy isn’t determined by the Palestinian issue
Erroneous assumptions produce erroneous policies, as evidenced by the litany of Western peace proposals based on the idea that the Palestinian issue is the crux of the Arab-Israeli conflict.
June 9, 2020
The Palestinian issue: A core cause of Middle East turbulence?
Irrespective of their pro-Palestinian talk, Arab leaders are convinced that a Palestinian state would add fuel to the regional fire.
June 3, 2020
The impact of the proposed Palestinian state on US interests
Western foreign-policy and national-security establishments would do well to remember that the “best predictor of future behavior is past behavior.”
May 21, 2020
Saudi Arabia opposes Palestinian statehood
Riyadh is convinced based on the Palestinian track record that a Palestinian state would constitute another rogue anti-Saudi regime.
December 15, 2019
The roots of Islamic terrorism run deep
Islamic terrorism has been a systematic feature of intra-Arab and intra-Muslim politics since the 7th century. Western democracies cannot expect it to be kinder to the infidel than it has been to believers.
December 1, 2019
Israel’s presence in the Golan Heights benefits the US
An Israeli retreat from the strategic Golan Heights would erode its posture of deterrence, turning Israel from a U.S. national security asset to a national security liability.
November 24, 2019
Israel’s presence in Judea and Samaria advances US interests
Israel’s control of the mountain ridges of Judea and Samaria—the cradle of Jewish history—has transformed the Jewish state into a strategic ally of the United States.
Yoram Ettinger and Fred Zeidman
November 4, 2019
U.S.-Israel cooperation proves two guns shoot farther than one
America’s annual investment in Israel yields American taxpayers an annual rate of return of a few hundred percent, as well as enhancing U.S. national security.
July 30, 2019
Israel should welcome a visit by Reps. Omar and Tlaib
By doing so, Israel would display not only open-mindedness, but also respect for Congress, which has systematically enhanced America's ties with the Jewish state since long before 1948.
July 1, 2019
The deep roots of America’s attitude towards Israel
For most Americans, the Jewish state is not a generic foreign entity, but an integral part of the Judeo-Christian values that have shaped U.S. history, morality and culture.
June 20, 2019
Israel has extended America’s strategic reach in the Middle East
Recent events have demonstrated how Israel’s existence bolsters the security of U.S. allies in the Persian Gulf and throughout the Middle East, countering Iran and enhancing the war on Islamic terrorism.