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Nov 1, 2020, 2:52 PM
No, no, no! The naked cynicism of the Israel-Sudan deal
Devoid of humanitarianism, the accord scores political points for Trump and Netanyahu and tramples the will of citizens in a fragile democracy
Oct 30, 2020, 11:51 AM
With Sudan, everything has changed in the Middle East
Everything has changed. These are not just my words, but also those of the Head of Sudan’s Sovereign Council, whose country has rightly concluded that Israel is no longer its enemy by announcing the normalisation of our relations. Coming so...
Oct 29, 2020, 3:36 PM
Beware of the authoritarian peace Trump is making in the Middle East
Egypt and Jordan are less free and more authoritarian today than when they signed their peace treaties with Israel, according to Freedom House’s data. Will we see the same development with the UAE, Bahrain and Sudan? Israel’s recent normalization and peace...
Oct 29, 2020, 3:23 PM
Walid Phares Lasers in on Foreign Policy in The Choice
Middle East expert Walid Phares has distinguished himself as a foreign policy and national security oracle. His knowledge of Middle Eastern languages, as well as his deep understanding of the historical trends, personalities and conflicts across the region, gives...
Oct 28, 2020, 5:27 PM
Blessed are the Peacemakers – Except Trump
President Trump announced a new peace agreement in the Middle East on Friday, October 23rd. This time, Sudan, which has long been on the list of terrorist states, declared that it would normalize relations with Israel. “Another peace treaty between...
Oct 27, 2020, 5:44 PM
Shalom, Salaam Sudan
There’s a legitimate degree of euphoria in Israel this week over the announcement of the establishment of diplomatic relations with Sudan, the latest Arab country formally to end its state of war with Israel. Peace with any Arab state...
Oct 26, 2020, 4:27 PM
If nothing else, Trump has toppled the iron wall
Britain’s Jewish community, in line with its American counterparts, is encouraged by Israel’s series of peace deals with Arab states. In the latest manifestation Sudan – regarded until the latest accord as a terrorist state – has signed on...
Oct 26, 2020, 7:04 AM
The peace with Sudan and its discontents
The folk of the Far Left must have become frum. The vociferous militants and supporters of Yachad, who tweet almost every day, have become silent all of a sudden. Shabbat began as soon as the media announced that Israel is about...
Jonathan R. Beloff
Oct 26, 2020, 2:16 AM
An Encounter with a Sudanese Military Official
Many years ago, when I conducted my PhD research on Rwandan foreign policy, I had the fortunate opportunity to visit the Rwandan Peace Academy. This military education centre focused on training Rwandan and African officers for the difficult task...
Oct 24, 2020, 9:40 PM
6,285 points to consider when discussing an Israeli-Sudanese peace
The new diplomacy may push Israel to take action on the local asylum seekers from Sudan; or Bibi could buy time by granting them 5 years of temporary residence