Lapid and Bennett’s Old New Diplomacy


This week’s diplomatic calendar highlighted the difference between this year’s foreign policies and last year’s. Sunday, Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Foreign Minister Yair Lapid hosted outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Jerusalem for a farewell visit. Although Israel’s media and foreign policy elites have long presented Merkel as a friend of Israel, for much of her 16-year tenure in…

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Israel’s PR diplomacy


In Episode 22 of the Caroline Glick Mideast News Hour, co-host Gadi Taub and I went over Israel’s diplomatic week. In a week marking the first anniversary of the Abraham Accords, the Lapid-Bennett government met with Angela Merkel, King Abdullah of Jordan and the Biden administration to push a completely different diplomatic approach. The final part of the show focused…

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Revolution Has Come to America


How does a nation lose its freedom? One way, of course is through foreign conquest. History is filled with examples of nations being subjugated and enslaved by foreign tyranny. Today, in the United States, Americans are not losing their liberty to a foreign power, but to domestic revolutionaries. The revolutionaries are willing to use force, as they showed in the…

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Kamala Harris Flunks Her “Sister Souljah Moment”


In Episode 21 of the Caroline Glick Mideast News Hour, co-host Gadi Taub and I discussed the state of Jews and anti-Semites in the Democrat Party today, in light of the Iron Dome funding fiasco with the Squad and Vice President Kamala Harris’s decision to empower an anti-Semitic student who accused Israel of committing genocide. We then compared and contrasted…

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What is the “Two-State Solution” About?


Last week, after the House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved the supplemental spending bill for the Iron Dome program, everyone from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to the Biden White House, to Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Foreign Minister Yair Lapid, quickly proclaimed bipartisan support in Washington for the US-Israel alliance is as strong as it ever was. Unfortunately, even before the…

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Israel’s “Blame My Predecessor” Iran Strategy


Last week, Foreign Policy magazine published an interview with Defense Minister Benny Gantz. In it, Gantz said that Israel has dropped its opposition to the Biden administration’s plan to return to the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran. With Gantz’s statement, the full expanse of the Lapid-Gantz-Bennett government’s strategy for contending with Iran’s nuclear program has come into view. And it…

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Modi’s Visit to the U.S. comes at a Critical Juncture


Next week, alongside the United Nations General Assembly opening session, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will have his first in-person meeting with President Joe Biden. He is also scheduled to meet with Vice President Kamala Harris. These meetings will arguably be the most important ones that Biden and Harris will have during next week’s marathon of meetings with world leaders gathered in New York. Their greatest…

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Why Oslo Still Rules


In an interview shortly before his death in the summer of 2001, Faisal Husseini, who held the Palestinian Authority’s Jerusalem portfolio, exposed the fraud at the heart of the Oslo process. Speaking with Al Araby newspaper, Husseini said that Yassir Arafat, his deputies and henchmen never saw the “peace process” as a way of achieving peace with Israel. Oslo for…

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September 11: As it Looked from the Middle East


In Episode 20 of the Caroline Glick Mideast News Hour with my co-host Gadi Taub, we discussed the anniversaries we marked this week – 20 years since the Sept. 11 attacks, 28 years since the launch of the fake Oslo peace process between Israel and the PLO. The latter led to 28 years of terror and war, the former, which…

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Assessing the Twin Disasters of September 2001


We have a tendency to forget that two historical events occurred in early September 2001. No one needs to be reminded of the jihadist attacks on Sept. 11 that killed nearly 3,000 people in a single morning. The other event, that tends to be overlooked, was the UN Conference Against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia, and Related Intolerance in Durban, South…

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