An Israeli Attack on a Strategic Outpost in Syria Suggests Russia Isn’t Keeping Its Word

June 13 2019

On Tuesday night, Israel appears to have struck a military base on Tel al-Hara, a mountain overlooking the Golan Heights that is the highest point in the area. Ron Ben-Yishai explains:

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More about: Hizballah, Iran, Israeli Security, Syrian civil war

An American Diplomatic Mission to the Palestinian Authority Doesn’t Belong in Jerusalem

July 28 2021

After the U.S. moved its embassy to Israel’s capital, it closed down its consulate in the city because the new embassy had subsumed its functions. But two months ago, the State Department announced that it intends to reopen the consulate, which will function as a mission to the Palestinian Authority. Elliott Abrams and Amanda Rothschild write:

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More about: Jerusalem, Joseph Biden, Palestinian Authority, U.S. Foreign policy, US-Israel relations