Tag: Benjamin Netanyahu

Russia Attempts to Mend Energy Ties Between Turkey and Greece – But Israel Has Other Ideas

On Friday, Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. Among other issues discussed were plans to connect the Turkstream pipeline (a Russo-Turkish cooperative endeavour) to Greece and beyond the Balkans, to a pipeline leading from Greece into Italy. Putin further hinted at a standing offer to mediate […]

The Israeli Led Anti-Turkish Alliance in The Eastern Mediterranean is Now Official

Formed in 2015, the fledgling Craiova Group is a partnership between Greece, Serbia, Bulgaria and Romania aimed at fostering deeper cooperation between the four south-eastern European nations. While the group has generally been far less notable in terms of its aims and accomplishments vis-a-vis the Three Seas Initiative linking Baltic eastern […]

The Khashoggi Murder Will Dramatically Strengthen The Unspoken Saudi-Israeli Alliance

For entirely different reasons both Israel and Iran have remained unusually silent regarding the murder of Jamal Khashoggi at his birth nation’s consulate in Istanbul. Regarding Iran, the explanation for this silence is quite simple. As the wider world begins to realise that everything the US and Israel have accused Iran […]

Here’s How The Latakia Tragedy – Nay, Conspiracy! – Might Have Played Out

Well-intentioned guesswork (a.k.a. “conspiracy theorizing”) argued on a rational basis could present a plausible explanation for a seemingly inexplicable event whose official narrative doesn’t seem to add up amidst an ever-increasing number of inconsistencies.  There are a plethora of theories about what happened on the fateful night of 17 September […]

How Obama and Netanyahu Overplayed Their Hand in The “Arab Spring”

At the beginning of 2011 while Iraq was still on its knees following the illegal 2003 US/UK invasion, the rest of the Arab world was generally calm, domestic politics was predictable and most importantly from the American and Israeli perspective, the revolutionary fervour that underpinned the Arab Nationalist revolutions of […]

Erdogan’s War of Words With Netanyahu Signifies Significant Geopolitical Change in The Middle East

The Erdogan-Netanyahu war of words intensifies  The increasingly frequent war of words between Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Israeli Premier Benjamin Netanyahu has escalated in the aftermath of Israel’s parliament passing the Nation State Law which codifies in very plain language, the long standing reality that the position of Jews […]