Moshe Yaalon Weighs in on Iran, U.S.-Israel Relations, and the Gaza War

Oct. 28 2014

In an interview with the Washington Post, Israel’s defense minister defends the Gaza war against its critics, argues that recent differences between Israel and the U.S. are minor hiccups in an otherwise healthy relationship, speaks of the dangers of a flawed treaty with Iran, and comments on the possibility of future territorial concessions. (Interview with Lally Weymouth.)

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More about: Iran, John Kerry, Moshe Yaalon, Protective Edge, Syrian civil war, West Bank

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