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Video: U.S.-Saudi Relations in the Biden Era

March 11, 2021

Saudi Arabia and the Gulf States have been an anchor of U.S. – and now Israeli – policy in the Persian Gulf, in part because of the shared threat posed by Iran. The Biden administration has make a clear pivot away from the Saudis – and the UAE – to encourage negotiations with Tehran. Whether […]

Biden Should Heed the Concern of Israel and Arab Nations Regarding Iran

December 2, 2020

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu visited Saudi Arabia last week to meet with Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman (MBS). The summit was historic, and could yield a long-sought normalization deal between the only Jewish state and the cradle of Islam. But the meeting reportedly did not focus on bilateral ties. Rather, it was an […]

Video: Israel and Iran – The War in the Shadows

July 22, 2020

In Syria, Lebanon and now Iran, things are blowing up. In recent weeks Iranian nuclear sites and ports, transshipment facilities used by Iran in Syria and precision guided munitions installations of Tehran’s proxies in Lebanon have been hit by mysterious explosions and fires. A campaign undertaken three to five years ago by Israel in Lebanon […]

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