As the new Israeli government is sworn in, the government’s annexation plans continue to remain a subject of discussion and debate within Israel and abroad.
Arab Israeli Conflict
The objective of the Israeli government regarding the annexation of territory in the West Bank has never been in doubt. Emboldened by the US president’s tacit approval as outlined in the US government’s ‘Deal of the Century’, Mr. Netanyahu has decided to speed up the annexation process.
Cut off from the rest of the region and the world for more than a decade, Palestinians in the Gaza Strip could have counted the absence of any Covid-19 cases in the territory as one of the unintended ‘blessings’ associated with the siege.
More than a month since the conclusion of the latest parliamentary elections, Israeli voters await the creation of a new government.
US president Donald Trump unveiled last week his so-called ‘deal of the century’ aimed at jumpstarting Israeli-
The failure of Likud’s Benjamin Netanyahu and Blue and White’s Benny Gantz to form a governing coalition may have condemned Israel to a third parliamentary election in one year. Unwilling to separate himself from right-wing coalition allies, Mr. Netanyahu has made Mr.
The U.S. withdrawal from Kurdish-controlled Syrian territory continues to impact U.S. allies in the region, as they come to terms with the possibility that the Trump administration may not always be there for them.