How Putin Understand the Lapid-Bennett Government


Thursday it was reported that the IDF is planning to change its tactics in Syria and will base its operations against Iranian targets in the area on long-range standoff munitions rather than air strikes. Obviously, the move will downgrade Israel’s operational prowess. The report of Israel’s new policy of restraint followed the big story of the week: Russia’s announcement that…

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Russia Turns on Israel in Syria


In Episode 15 of the Caroline Glick Mideast News Hour with Gadi Taub, between a deep dive into how the media/cultural echo chambers have harmed nation states and democracy and the nature of today’s balkanized media/entertainment systems, Gadi and I discussed three main events in Israel. We began with a conversation about Russia’s announcement that it has abrogated its 2015…

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In America, Corbyn Won


On July 11, the American Jewish establishment tried to prove that it could fight anti-Semitism and be progressive at the same time. It failed. Outside of Congress that day, dozens of American Jewish groups co-sponsored a rally against the rising tide of Jew hatred in America. The organizers had hoped that tens of thousands of would show up for the…

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Ben and Jerry’s Join the Jew Haters


In Episode 14 of the Caroline Glick Mideast News Hour, Gadi and I discussed Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream announcement that it is joining the Jew haters in the BDS campaign. We talked about its consequences for the Israeli franchise, and about what Americans can do to fight the hate, (spoiler alert: there’s a lot that can be done fairly…

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The Lapid-Bennett government’s foreign policy “doctrine”


From Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s stunning assault against his predecessor Benjamin Netanyahu at the Knesset, through Foreign Minister Yair Lapid’s trip to Brussels and his speech before the Global Forum on Anti-Semitism, this week the Lapid-Bennett government’s foreign policy doctrine was fully exposed. One of the novel aspects of Bennett and Lapid’s governming arrangements is that there doesn’t appear to…

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Biden is Iran’s Survival Strategy


From one end of Iran to the other, citizens are suffering. The regime is failing the people at all levels. Water shortages are endemic. Power outages are a matter of course. The sick and impoverished, livestock and crops are all dying from lack of water, oxygen and overheating. Petroleum workers are on strike due to starvation-level wages. Wherever one turns…

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The government’s diplomatic collapse


Jordan’s King Abdullah is the newest member of the Iranian axis. On June 27, Abdullah met in Baghdad with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi and Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Kadhimi. The three leaders signed a deal to transport Iraqi oil to Europe through Jordan and Egypt. As Arab affairs scholar Dr. Edy Cohen put it in the Jerusalem Post, “This agreement is…

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U.S. allies face the Revolutionary People’s Army of America


During his Senate confirmation hearing, Defense Secretary General Lloyd Austin gave an ominous description of how he viewed the Pentagon’s mission. He began his statement blandly enough. “The job of the Defense Department is to keep America safe from our enemies,” he said. He immediately added however, “But we can’t do that if some of those enemies live within our…

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Israel’s Latest Political Fight and Iran Laughs at Biden


In Episode 13 of the Caroline Glick Mideast News Hour with Gadi Taub, Gadi and I discussed the fall of the government’s temporary immigration act in the early morning hours between July 5 and 6. The event exposed the anti-Zionist nature of the government and the stakes in bringing it down. We then shifted gears to discuss the Biden administration’s…

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Israel’s New Government Brings Hamas into the Tent


In Episode 12 of the Caroline Glick Mideast News Hour with Gadi Taub, Gadi and I discuss Israel new government’s role in mediating between Hamas and the Biden administration. We moved on to analyze the implications of the new government’s inability to sustain Israel’s immigration and citizenship laws, and its relationship to the international left’s campaign against the nation state.…

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