Bahrain's Diplomatic Agreement with Israel Is a Building Block toward Middle East Stability

(Washington Post) David Ignatius - With Bahrain's announcement that it will join the UAE in establishing diplomatic relations with Israel, dominoes are falling in the Middle East in the right direction for a change. Bahrain's action wouldn't have happened without the blessing of Saudi Arabia, which has historically exercised a veto over Bahraini policy. In this case, the Saudis silently endorsed their neighbor's decision. For a region that sometimes seems to be in slow-motion collapse, the decision by two wealthy Gulf countries to recognize Israel is a building block for a better future.

2020-09-14 00:00:00

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