The President-Elect Must Not Give in to Iran’s Nuclear Blackmail

Jan. 11 2021

Last week, Tehran both affirmed that it had increased its enrichment of uranium and seized a South Korean oil tanker. “This escalation,” write Richard Goldberg and Mark Dubowitz, “may be designed to put additional pressure on President-elect Joe Biden to rejoin the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.” As the mullahs surely know, the incoming president has made clear that he plans to rejoin the deal after taking office, yet he has also stressed that in doing so he wishes to strengthen it and correct some of its flaws. Goldberg and Dubowitz observe:

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More about: 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