Israel’s neutrality toward the crisis in Ukraine is a dangerous precedent in Israel's relations with the US, when taking into account that it can exist without Russia’s help, but not without American support.
The changes in the Middle East have triggered a comprehensive transformation within the IDF, including its strategic doctrine, its battalion layout and the application of intelligence in combat operations.
Key Kurdish figures tell Al-Monitor the Kurdistan Workers Party is now the sole representative of the Kurdish people, and that they will not be satisfied simply with recognition of their cultural and linguistic rights.
Anwar Raja, spokesman of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command, blamed the Palestinian Authority for the degrading situation in Syria's Yarmouk camp, as it has failed to assume a unified position against armed men inside the camp.
Tehran professor and political analyst Sadegh Zibakalam has said that Iran’s nominee for UN envoy stirs memories as painful for Americans as the 1953 coup does for Iranians, but that the issue should not be allowed to derail the nuclear talks.