The EU’s Feeble Attempts to Stop Funding Palestinian Terror, and the Outraged Palestinian Response

Every year, the European Union channels millions of dollars to Palestinian nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), many of which are connected to, or simply branches of, terrorist groups. The EU has at last instituted new regulations to ensure that its funds cease going to such groups, but, writes Khaled Abu Toameh, these regulations are unlikely to accomplish much:

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More about: Europe and Israel, European Union, NGO, Palestinian terror

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