Russia began its assault on Ukraine on Thursday morning by using cruise missiles.
Zvi Magen, a former Israeli ambassador to both Ukraine and Russia, and currently a senior research fellow at the Institute for National Security Studies, said the Russian president’s main ambition is “to make Russia a global superpower.” That has implications for Israel.
U.S. and European policymakers are setting precedents and teaching lessons. The rulers of China, Iran and North Korea are taking notes.
Not only is the Biden administration enabling the break-up of NATO, it is also destroying America’s deterrent power and superpower position.
The real dispute over the future of the alliance isn’t about Trump, but why Turkey remains inside the tent and the Jewish state remains on the outside looking in.
The announcement comes after joint drill where NATO vessels from the United Kingdom, Greece, Romania and Bulgaria simulated medical emergencies at sea with the Israeli Navy.
“We do not approve of silence on the state terror that Israel blatantly carries out in Palestine,” Erdoğan added Iran’s Press TV reported. In a meeting with senior provincial officials from the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) in Ankara, Erdoğan noted that “whoever is on the side of Israel, let everyone know that we are against them.”
Every story has a starting point. Don’t start with the Russian capture this week of two (or three) Ukrainian ships and the injury to three (or six) Ukrainian sailors.
French President Emmanuel Macron has apparently decided that with his approval ratings in the toilet, his best bet for a political resurgence is to attack the United States.
The IDF is participating for the first time in the US-led North Atlantic Alliance’s (NATO) eighth annual Eastern European exercise, Saber Strike 2018, which began on Sunday.