The next U.S. administration should use the historic convergence of interests between Israel and the Arab-majority states to help place the region on a much stronger footing and greatly enhance the U.S.' economic and security interests for the long term.
It feels like a revolution is happening in the Middle East.
The movement of people will transform what it means to be Israeli, and the stark issues of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict could reemerge free from the geopolitical morass of the Arab-Israeli one.
It's time for Saudi Arabia to take control of its future. That starts by normalizing relations with Israel.
The signing of the Abraham Accords and the reframing of the Arab-Israeli conflict as a localized dispute between Israelis and Palestinians has shattered a policy paralysis and a cycle of failed mediation and negotiations that has lasted for a century.
"The Peace Prize is for peace, not for being a nice guy. Netanyahu brought peace," says one of the Israeli prime minister's supporters. Others—including the Palestinians—don't see it that way.
Whether the critics are willing to admit it or not, Kushner's quartet of amateurs has done more to advance the cause of peace than all of the professionals and experts did in the previous quarter century.
The Israel-UAE and Israel-Bahrain peace deals represent much more than mere geopolitical developments. There is a deeper and higher resonance.
An Iranian government spokesperson said the deal was made "in favor" of President Donald Trump's reelection.
President Donald Trump on Tuesday declared "the dawn of a new Middle East" with the formal signing of the historic U.S.-brokered Abraham Accords, an effort at normalizing relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain—though it remains to be seen how far the Middle East peace deal will spread.
Will the Palestinian leadership follow the courageous lead of the UAE and Bahrain and finally make peace with Israel?
The so-called "Palestinian veto" is dead.
President Donald Trump, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Bahrain King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa agreed to the "establishment of full diplomatic relations between Israel and the Kingdom of Bahrain."
While Italy introduced the strict measures the outbreak of COVID-19 continued to ease in China.
The beatings and torture have been cut from the story the regime has written for me. It terrifies me to think there is only one chapter left.
I was arrested and tortured into making false confessions after demanding democracy in Bahrain. This week, the Kingdom plans to sentence me to death while the world is busy celebrating.
"Even the appearance of corruption damages our institutions and our faith in government," Republicans for the Rule of Law legal advisor and spokesman Chris Truax said.
"The good news with low expectations is it's not that hard to exceed them," Ambassador Dennis Ross said.
Palestinian leaders are boycotting Kushner's summit in Bahrain.
"Let's start with the fact that instead of solving Middle East peace, Jared nearly put us into a war in the region," Vicky Ward, author of "Kushner, Inc.," alleged.
Anthony Zinni's decision makes him the latest four-star general to depart from the Trump administration, following close behind the December announcement of General James Mattis, who served as secretary of defense.
Bahrain's foreign minister surprised observers by saying that "the Syrian government is the ruler in Syria, and we work with countries even if we disagree with them."
Like Israel, Saudi Arabia was one of the few nations to welcome Trump's decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal.