Ben Caspit


US President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shake hands after Trump's address at the Israel Museum, Jerusalem, May 23, 2017. (photo by REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun)

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After Trump’s Israel love offensive, will Bibi reach a deal with him?

Wednesday, May. 24, 2017 | Ben Caspit, Columnist

If President Donald Trump wants his Middle East deal to succeed, he must include in it the 2002 Arab Peace Initiative.

Will Trump’s Middle East deal work?

Monday, May. 22, 2017 | Ben Caspit, Columnist

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is all in favor of a regional alliance with pragmatic Sunni states, but he will do everything in his power to remove a deal with the Palestinians.

Did Trump endanger Israeli-US intelligence cooperation?

Wednesday, May. 17, 2017 | Ben Caspit, Columnist

Israel is at loss over revelations that President Donald Trump exposed sensitive intelligence information to Russia.

Netanyahu trapped between Trump, Israeli right wing

Monday, May. 15, 2017 | Ben Caspit, Columnist

US President Donald Trump would like Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s assistance in tabling the issue of moving the US Embassy to Jerusalem, but Netanyahu fears the reaction of his right-wing coalition partners.

Jordan high on agenda for top US military adviser's Israel visit

Wednesday, May. 10, 2017 | Ben Caspit, Columnist

Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford visited Israel and met with his counterparts there to discuss the Islamic State and the effects of the Syrian war on Jordan.

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Ben Caspit is a columnist for Al-Monitor's Israel Pulse. He is also a senior columnist and political analyst for Israeli newspapers and has a daily radio show and regular TV shows on politics and Israel. On Twitter: @BenCaspit

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