After four years of one-way street relationships, Biden is looking to inject real reciprocity and a measure of conditionality into the U.S. relationships with Israel and Saudi Arabia.
The ICC’s affirmation of jurisdiction in the occupied Palestinian territory promises a protracted process, at best.
While Israel will remain America’s closest ally in the Middle East, President Biden is planning a reset. Unlike his predecessor, Biden is likely to be a pro-Israeli president but not necessarily a pro-Netanyahu one.
Middle East expert discusses the current state of Palestinian politics with three rounds of elections on the horizon.
Is Israel beating the war drums again for a military strike against Iran as the Biden administration tries to reengage Tehran on its nuclear program?
The Islamic revolution upended these ties almost overnight. Thereafter, and for the past forty years the two have found themselves in an ever-worsening conflict, occasionally even in indirect military confrontations.
Unless the Israeli government prefers to take on the Biden administration at this early stage instead of trying to coordinate approaches to Iran and the nuclear deal, it would be well advised to tone down the public rhetoric and threats and focus on old-fashioned but effective quiet diplomacy with Washington.
New documentary shows view of Israeli-Palestinian negotiations, bringing the quirks, tragedies and many missed opportunities to life.
As the Biden administration enters office, several assumptions about the Middle East will have to be abandoned.
Join us as Dan Balz, Norman Ornstein, and Danielle Pletka sit down with Aaron David Miller to discuss expected domestic and foreign policy in the Biden administration.