543 articles tagged "Binyamin Netanyahu"
Can Putin keep Hizballah from Israel’s borders?
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis August 22, 2017

Israel’s northern borders with Syria and Lebanon were on edge this week, as Prime Minister Binyamin prepared to raise Israel’s concerns about southern Syria at a critical meeting with President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, Aug. 23.. Their Sweida offensive has already brought the Syrian army and Hizballah right up to the Jordanian border by circling around the Daraa de-escalation zone - under Russian cover. This tactic is expected to be repeated in the Quneitra zone opposite Israel’s Golan border,

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Can Putin keep Hizballah from Israel’s borders?
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis August 22, 2017

Israel’s northern borders with Syria and Lebanon were on edge this week, as Prime Minister Binyamin prepared to raise Israel’s concerns about southern Syria at a critical meeting with President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, Aug. 23.. Their Sweida offensive has already brought the Syrian army and Hizballah right up to the Jordanian border by circling around the Daraa de-escalation zone - under Russian cover. This tactic is expected to be repeated in the Quneitra zone opposite Israel’s Golan border,

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“ISIS out: Iran in” doesn’t apply to Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis August 14, 2017

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and the Mossad Director Yossie Cohen asserted separately on Sunday, Aug. 13, that wherever the Islamic State is thrown out, Iran moves in. This assessment was borrowed from American evaluations of the situation in Afghanistan and Yemen. It does not work as a guiding principle for Israeli security in its immediate neighborhood - certainly not for Syria.
 

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“ISIS out: Iran in” doesn’t apply to Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis August 14, 2017

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and the Mossad Director Yossie Cohen asserted separately on Sunday, Aug. 13, that wherever the Islamic State is thrown out, Iran moves in. This assessment was borrowed from American evaluations of the situation in Afghanistan and Yemen. It does not work as a guiding principle for Israeli security in its immediate neighborhood - certainly not for Syria.
 

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No turning-points in Trump and Netanyahu cases
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 4, 2017

A whole range of media and opposition politicians were having a field day in Washington and Jerusalem over what both depicted as the imminent downfall of two targeted leaders, Donald Trump and Binyamin Netanyahu. The two cases have nothing in common except for their synchrony and the fury of the extra-judicial campaigns waged against them. But in both cases, the celebrations were premature. 

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Jerusalem Shrine Terror Cripples Trump’s Plans for a US-Sunni Arab Bloc
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 27, 2017

Israel was forced by Palestinian turbulence to cave in on terrorism and Temple Mount sovereignty.

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Russians ready to move into Quneitra
Russian troops for Quneitra in defiance of Israel
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 18, 2017

Russian army units are preparing to move into the Syrian town of Quneitra in the coming days and take up positions opposite the Syrian-Israeli Golan border, debkafile reports exclusively. Their function is to police in the second zone of southwestern Syria designated for a ceasefire by Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin when they met in Hamburg on July 7.Quneitra is just 5km from Israel’s border and the line of IDF positions defending it.
 

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Israel: Syrian truce plan license for Iran foothold
DEBKAfile Special Report July 17, 2017

Israel waited 10 days from Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin’s announcement in Hamburg of their ceasefire plan for southwestern Syria along the borders with Jordan and Syria, before proclaiming its “total opposition” to the plan. After finding Hizballah was allowed to remain in Daraa, the first demilitarized zone, Israel fears this format will next be applied to Quneitra on its Golan border.

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Will the US & Russia Impose their Syrian Ceasefire Deal on Israel?
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 13, 2017

Israel demands independence of military action in Syria and control of its border.

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Syrian ceasefire deal skips Syria, Iran, Hizballah
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis July 9, 2017

The ceasefire which Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin agreed should go into effect in along southwestern Syria’s borders with Jordan and Israel on Sunday, July 9, is a hodgepodge of unknown factors. Whether or not it holds is of less concern to Israel than the military presence of Iranian and Hizballah forces on its borders. No word yet from Tehran, Damascus or Beirut on where they stand.

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Who Is the Bush carrier meant to deter? Not Iran
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 1, 2017

Although a mark of friendship for Israel, why was this mighty ship, with its more than 80 warplanes and cruise missiles, deployed to the eastern Mediterranean at this time? And which bad guy was it meant to deter? 

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Naming Bin Salman Saudi heir impacts US, Israel
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis June 21, 2017

The Saudi king’s decision to elevate his son Mohammed bin Salman, 31, to crown prince and heir to the throne, in place of his cousin Mohammed bin Nayef as part of a broad reshuffle, is not merely the internal affair of the royal hierarchy, but a game-changing international event. The king’s son is ready to step into his allotted place in a new US-Arab-Israeli alliance established by President Trump in May, along with the UAE, Egyptian and Israeli leaders.

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Will Trump make a peace breakthrough in 2018?
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 15, 2017

President Donald Trump’s goal of generating a rapid improvement of Israel’s ties with the Arab world, including the Palestinians in 2018 is not just up to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas, but depends largely on how the Trump administration handles the continuing conflict between Qatar and its powerful Arab opponents, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the UAE. 

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Damascus Reaches out to Jerusalem for a Deal - First Time in Seven-Year War
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 15, 2017

He asks Israel not to intervene in Syria’s battles near its border. No guarantees for Iranian or Hizballah restraint.

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Putin - Outfaced by Trump’s New Sunni Bloc – Conducts Strategic Troop Movements in Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 25, 2017

Putin reacts by moving Russian troops to within range of US-held Syrian-Iraqi border crossing.

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Egypt Stays Aloof from US-Arab Coalition, Opts for Independent Sea-Air Arm
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 11, 2017

El-Sisi also takes care not to depend on one supplier for all his army’s weapons.

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Trump assembles chips for his Mid East peace bid
DEBKAfile Special Report April 29, 2017

US president Donald Trump is collecting chips to put down on the table of an Arab-Palestinian-Israel peace parley he plans to convene. Mahmoud Abbas is building up the Palestinian stake in Cairo and Amman before arriving at the White House on May 3.  

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Mattis leaves Israel with unanswered questions
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis April 22, 2017

The Syrian shells exploding on the Golan were ringing in Israel’s ears on Friday, April 21, when US Secretary of Defense James Mattis flew out after talks with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman. 

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Israeli-Palestinian Map Crystallizes for Trump’s September Peace Conference
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 6, 2017

The Israeli-Palestinian map is about to undergo changes for the sake of new ties.

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Trump Shifts 2 Mid-East Peace Obstacles: Saudis Will Amend Peace Plan, Netanyahu Will Cede Land
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 30, 2017

Saudis agree to amend their peace plan; Netanyahu is willing to cede land.

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