President Trump's National Security Adviser - John Bolton - has exposed the fiction that there is a legally-constituted 'State of Palestine'.
The unity of purpose between Israeli and diaspora Jewry is crumbling, the social and political divide among Israelis is dangerously widening, and the prospect of living in peace and security is becoming increasingly untenable.
'I've discovered that if you use labels you are not going to get very far because different people mean different things when they say states. So rather than talk about labels, I like to talk about substance'
While connectivity has always been a part of the EU's policy towards the Asia-Pacific, until now the EU has not used its full potential in this area.
This Chinese model has deep flaws: The market function is deeply distorted and the economy is effectively divided between provincial borders.
Islamic State Khorasan Province (ISKP) poses a serious security threat to Afghan civilians — primarily minority communities and foreign nationals.
The US' escalating tension with Iran, the growing discord with Russia, and the deepening gulf with Turkey prompted Trump to reverse his initial decision.
Reunification of a large part of the West Bank with Jordan is now once again tantalisingly within Jordan's grasp.
But this is not good news for the Chinese atheists who are troubled by all the religious activities (Christian and Islamic) now underway.
The eerie thing about all this is that Netanyahu has been cheering Trump as if all the punitive measures are good for Israel.
For UNRWA to count as 'refugees' people who are now living in Arab-controlled parts of the same country where their forebears once resided - is really an insult to one's intelligence.
It did not come from Russia but from within; Germany's radical-right used fake news.