Arthur Herman is right: Israel is hot—diplomatically, not just meteorologically. Old adversaries are burying the hatchet; new friendships are blossoming; and suitors around the world are jockeying for the attention of Israeli leaders, diplomats, generals, scholars, investors, consultants, and hi-tech entrepreneurs.
Everyone Loves Israel—Until They Don't
Yes, Israel’s popular right now. But most of its new friendships are based on assessments of common interest—and such assessments can change overnight.