It’s about managing oil prices, bread prices, and strategic partnerships.
Both events also could force Washington to rethink or revive its Middle East partnerships.
As Israel’s president prepares to visit Turkey, the two countries have much to discuss that is mutually beneficial.
Perhaps Bennett seriously believes that by refraining from attacking Putin head-on, he'll maintain his putative role as an honest broker and mediator.
Much has been done – and rightly so – regarding closer security cooperation between Israel and key Gulf countries, especially with Bahrain.
Join Aaron David Miller as he sits down with Brett McGurk, the President’s point person on the Middle East to discuss these and other issues.
Iran apparently has not abandoned this ambition to acquire nuclear weapons, but at the same time sees no urgency in achieving this aim, while also seeking to minimize the risks entailed pursuing it. Therefore, Israel's intelligence assessments on the timing of Iran's nuclearization have consistently proven wrong.
The thaw between Israel and Gulf States is rare welcome news in the region. But don’t expect America’s perpetual Iran headache to ease up.
The Israeli prime minister visited the United Arab Emirates this week, highlighting a number of current realities.
Naftali Bennett’s historic state visit was a sign of progress—with caveats.