After years of watching Erdoğan gut Turkey’s institutions and offer jihadists of all stripes a warm welcome, Israel no longer trusts its former ally.
Most American and Israeli foreign-policy thinkers are blind to what’s really going on in Turkey, the opportunities there are, and the challenges it presents.
In 1949, Turkey was the first Muslim nation to recognize Israel, but in the last few decades their relationship has hit the rocks. Can recent signs of rapprochement be trusted?
The Siloam inscription.
The UAE helped reorient Erdogan toward the Jewish state.
The private meetings may signal a thaw in relations between the former allies.
Erdogan capitalizes on a crisis of his own making.
Jerusalem is in a position to drive a hard bargain.
And a clue to a mysterious ancient translation.
The lesson of the recent hostage crisis.
The arrest of two tourists follows a familiar pattern.
A millennium old and embossed with gold.
Where Israel once aligned with Turkey and Iran against the Arab states, it now finds itself aligned with those former enemies against Turkey and Iran.
Only a strong Israel can be a safe Israel.