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Netanyahu must not be allowed a war with Hezbollah

  • While the world is focused on Israel’s two-month-old military campaign in the Gaza Strip, the northern front is quickly heating up. A few days after Israel declared war on Hamas and started pounding the besieged Strip ahead of a ground invasion, tensions along the Israel-Lebanon border began ...
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Change in Washington, not Israel, the priority for Palestinians

  • Israel’s war on Gaza, now almost two months old, has polarized the world and created a yawning rift between people and governments in the West, with millions of Europeans and Americans marching for a “free Palestine” and an end to the occupation, while their governments continue to support Isra...
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Rise in hate speech over Gaza a defining moment

  • Israel’s war on Gaza has polarized the world in an almost inconceivable way, with one outcome being a rise in both antisemitism and Islamophobia. Both are extremely dangerous and have led to a spike in hate crimes, especially in the West. According to the Council on American-Islamic Relations, ...
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Gaza war presents existential challenges for Jordan

  • From the onset of the Israeli war on Gaza, which is now in its seventh week, Jordan has taken an exceptionally extreme stand in denouncing the onslaught. King Abdullah and Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi have openly accused Israel of committing multiple war crimes and called on the West to cease ...
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Can the world order survive Israel’s war on Gaza?

  • What will our region and indeed the world look like once Israel concludes its war in Gaza? The statistics coming out of the beleaguered, narrow strip of land that is home to 2.3 million Palestinians — 70 percent of whom are refugees from previous wars — are staggering. In the first 36 days of t...
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America’s indifference on Gaza creates watershed moment in Arab-US ties

  • No one knows how Israel’s war on Gaza, which is now in its second month, will end and what the final civilian death toll will be. But when the guns finally go silent and the dust settles, the Middle East and indeed the rest of the world will wake up to a new reality. Whatever happens to Hamas w...
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The Palestinian cause is having a 1960s moment

  • It is difficult to imagine how Israel can declare, and relish, a victory after a three-week war against Gaza. What would that victory look like? Would it be the destruction of Hamas’s military wing and the killing or capitulation of its top leaders? The cost for both Israel’s military and the G...
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Ending Israeli exceptionalism the first step toward a new world order

  • Regardless of where one stands on the Israeli war on Gaza, when the dust finally settles on the killing fields, the world will not be the same. The deadly Oct. 7 attack by Hamas militants on southern Israel and what has followed, in the form of a frenzied Israeli reaction, has polarized the wor...
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Netanyahu’s Gaza war threatens to evolve into a regional showdown

  • The wave of sympathy and solidarity from Western leaders that Israel received after Saturday’s surprise attack by hundreds of Hamas fighters on neighboring settlements, military bases and towns has now been offset by a shift in global public opinion. Israel says it has declared war on Hamas, bu...
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Jordan studies its options as Assad fails to stop drug smuggling

  • Jordan’s delicate rapprochement process with its northern neighbor, Syria, seems to have suddenly stopped. Last month in New York, King Abdullah voiced his frustration with President Bashar Assad’s inability to stop the smuggling of drugs from his country into Jordan. Speaking at the Middle Eas...
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