Stratfor looks at the strange Saudi – Israel alliance

Saudi - Israel map

Summary: Here Stratfor looks at the long-rumored tacit alliance between Saudi Arabia and Israel -- against Iran. It has slowly grown for years, and has already had great force on the region. Combined with its third member, the United States, they can reshape the Middle East. Or at least try to do so. In the … Continue reading Stratfor looks at the strange Saudi – Israel alliance

Who is Afraid of the Iranian Bomb? Not Israel.

Summary: Team Trump plans to increase tensions with Iran (as with Russia and many other nations). Our news media tell us only what the hawks want us to know. Here Israel's most famous peace activist tells us the rest of the story -- giving us a perspective on Israel's geopolitical situation and strategy that is … Continue reading Who is Afraid of the Iranian Bomb? Not Israel.

Martin van Creveld warns that “The Fourth Reich is Rising”

Dareen Tatour - poetry is not a crime

Summary: This is is a powerful article by Israel's most distinguished historian. He describes a example of a large and growing injustice. He describes a historic wrong turn by a nation created with such great hopes. "The Fourth Reich is Rising" By Martin van Creveld. From his website, 19 October 2017. Re-posted with his generous … Continue reading Martin van Creveld warns that “The Fourth Reich is Rising”

Martin van Creveld: women are a problem in the military, not the cure

Summary: Martin van Creveld examines the reason behind the Israel Defense Forces' enthusiasm to recruit women. It's the same reason for the enthusiasm of the US military. Men are increasingly unable or unwilling to serve. He discusses some of the likely consequences of this experiment.   “Military Women Are Not the Cure, They Are the Disease” By … Continue reading Martin van Creveld: women are a problem in the military, not the cure

A senior Israeli leader discusses a final solution for Palestine

Summary:  The Israel-Palestine war is an open sore in the Middle East, poisoning our relations in the region and adding to its numerous tensions. Here Israel's Minister of Justice, Ayelet Shaked, shares a perspective about the war that has widespread support in Israel. It shows why peace remains a dream for the Middle East. People … Continue reading A senior Israeli leader discusses a final solution for Palestine