The Mideast Political Reality Does Not Smile on the Palestinians

(Gatestone Institute) Bassam Tawil - The countries that, until the Arab Spring, exerted the most pressure on Israel have become weak. Some of them are disintegrating and others consider the Israelis partners in the struggle against their common enemy, Iran. Our Arab brothers now consider us a nuisance, marginal to their struggle to survive in the face of the threats from the ayatollahs' increasing nuclear power in Iran and radical Islamists such as ISIS. Furthermore, the Arab-Muslim world secretly collaborates with Israel on sensitive security issues, while behind our backs laughs at us and our ineffective boycotts. Israel has trade agreements with Arab countries worth tens of millions of dollars. It pastes fake stickers on its products, the Arab countries know it and do not care; the merchandise is good, they buy it, smile and keep quiet.

2015-07-03 00:00:00

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