By Celebrating “World Jerusalem Day,” Hamas Pledges Fealty to Iran

June 21 2019

On June 7, Hamas held its usual Friday demonstrations at the border with Israel. But this particular protest stood out, in that it was given the name “World Jerusalem Day” by its terrorist sponsors. Hillel Frisch notes the significance of this seemingly boilerplate title:

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More about: Gaza Strip, Hamas, Iran, Palestinian Authority

How Israel Can Stand Up to a Belligerent Turkey

Sept. 25 2020

Under the leadership of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Ankara has become increasingly authoritarian, Islamist, and hostile toward Israel and the West more generally. The Turkish government has also indicated that it aspires to alter its maritime border with Greece, and even its border with Syria. Analyzing these changes, and what they term the country’s “bellicose foreign policy,” Efraim Inbar, Eran Lerman, and Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak examine the implications for Israel, and how the Jewish state might best respond:

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More about: Israeli Security, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkey, U.S. Foreign policy