Iran’s Recent Troublemaking Is a Sign of Weakness

Jan. 14 2021

While the Islamic Republic last week captured a South Korean oil tanker, and announced that it has begun producing weapons-grade uranium, it has let the anniversary of the death of the generalissimo and terrorist mastermind Qassem Suleimani go by without any acts of revenge—despite threats of major military action. Yossi Kuperwasser sees this behavior as a sign that the ayatollahs are trying to pressure President-elect Joe Biden into reentering the 2015 nuclear deal, but afraid of doing anything to provoke an American response:

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More about: Abraham Accords, Iran, Iran nuclear program, Joseph Biden, U.S. Foreign policy

Israel-Palestinian Peace Starts with Combating Anti-Semitism

Jan. 22 2021

If there is to be a resolution to the conflict between the Jewish state and a putative Palestinian one, writes Jonathan Michanie, it won’t start with drawing lines on maps or restrictions on where Jews can build houses, but with the Palestinian Authority (PA) abandoning its official anti-Semitism. The PA can, in this regard, learn much from those Arab nations that have recently made peace with Israel:

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More about: Anti-Semitism, Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Morocco, Palestinian Authority