Syria Forfeited Its Claims to the Golan Heights When It Used Them to Attack Israel

March 28 2019

To Western opponents of the White House’s official recognition of the Golan Heights—seized from Syria during the Six-Day War—as part of Israel, the move rewards the acquisition of territory by force and needlessly angers Arab and Muslim allies. Nothing could be farther from the truth, writes Jeff Jacoby:

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More about: Golan Heights, International Law, Israel & Zionism, Syria, U.S. Foreign policy

The U.S., Israel, and Their Arab Partners Should Work Together to Create the Next Generation of Defensive Weapons

Jan. 18 2021

Last month, Jerusalem and Washington announced the successful testing of jointly developed systems of high-tech devices for knocking incoming rockets and missiles out of the air. This technology, writes Michael Knights, is not only of strategic importance to both countries, but they can be of use to the Gulf states, which also are under the growing threat of Iranian missile attacks. Further improvements are necessary, and the Abraham Accords may be the best tool for advancing them:

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More about: Abraham Accords, Iron Dome, Israeli Security, Israeli technology, U.S. Security, US-Israel relations