Europe Is Convinced That Reprimanding Israel Will Help Solve Its Own Middle East Problem

While it is not yet clear whether Jerusalem will go through with possible plans to apply its sovereignty to portions of the West Bank, EU diplomats have already warned that their countries might respond to such a move with sanctions or even the breaking of diplomatic relations. Eyal Zisser comments:

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More about: Europe and Israel, European Union, Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

 

Israel Must Choose the Right Friends in Asia

In the past few decades, the Jewish state has vastly expanded its diplomatic, economic, and sometimes military ties with South and East Asia, while doing its best to stay away from the conflicts that divide the countries in the region. Daniel Samet surveys the potential for these relationships, urging Jerusalem to avoid deepening cooperation with China and instead to focus on cultivating further its alliances-in-the-making with China’s competitors:

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More about: India, Israel diplomacy, Israel-China relations