How Egypt and Israel Saved Their Alliance

After the ouster of Hosni Mubarak, there was serious concern in Israel and the U.S. about whether Egypt’s alliance with the Jewish state would survive. Although there was indeed some initial distancing between the two countries, especially during the time the Muslim Brotherhood was ensconced in Cairo, ties now seem to be stronger than ever. Mohamed Soliman, however, points to the alliance’s Achilles heel (free registration required):

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More about: Egypt, General Sisi, Hosni Mubarak, Israel & Zionism, Israel diplomacy, Mohamed Morsi

 

How the NGO-Terror Alliance Turned Human Rights into a Scam

Oct. 27 2021

Last Friday, the Israeli defense minister Benny Gantz announced the designation of six Palestinian organizations as terrorist groups due to their deep entanglements with the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), which has been committing murderous attacks since 1968. Both the EU and several European states have provided funds to the recently proscribed organizations. A decade ago, pro-Israel activists even supplied the European Union with information, for a long time ignored, about the links between these groups and the PFLP. Members of one group—the Union of Agricultural Work Committees—murdered the seventeen-year-old Rina Shnerb in 2019. Jonathan Tobin writes:

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More about: Human Rights, NGO, Palestinian terror, PFLP, United Nations, US-Israel relations