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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Cabinet approved Israel’s normalization agreement with Bahrain Sunday, following its previous normalization agreement with the United Arab Emirates which was also ratified by the cabinet on Sunday. The agreement, officially called the Abraham Accords: Declaration of Peace, Cooperation, and Constructive Diplomatic and Friendly Relations, was first signed at the White House [...]

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The Constitutional Court of Poland barred abortion due to fetal defects in a controversial decision handed down Thursday. The court held that termination of pregnancy in that circumstance had no constitutional justification and it violated the constitutionally guaranteed right to life. The court stated in a pre-judgment press release that The unborn child, as a [...]

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On Thursday the United States and the governments of Brazil, Egypt, Hungary, Indonesia, and Uganda co-sponsored the so-called Geneva Consensus Declaration urging member states to achieve (1) better health for women, (2) the preservation of human life, (3) the strengthening of family as the foundational unit of society, and (4) the protection of every nation [...]

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The United Arab Emirates (UAE) approved a diplomatic agreement with Israel that was signed in Washington last month, just ahead of the UAE government’s official visit to Israel on Tuesday. The UAE and Bahrain are the first Persian Gulf States to formalize ties with Israel over Iran fears concerning the regime and extremist groups in the country. [...]

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The Israeli Cabinet unanimously approved a peace agreement with the United Arab Emirates on Monday—the first peace agreement that Israel has signed in more than 25 years. Israeli Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu explained that the agreement will open the door to trade between Israel and its neighbors, leading to a major geopolitical and economic turning [...]

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In what has been called a Hundred Years’ War on Palestine by Rashid Khalidi, we are seeing a new development every week now. From Prime Minister Netanyahu’s promise of formal annexation to the Israel – UAE deal (Abraham Accords) and the UAE-Bahrain deal, each with the ability to shape the future of the Palestinians. Nevertheless, [...]

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“Everything is very simple in war, but even the simplest thing is difficult.” – Karl von Clausewitz, On War There is palpable wisdom in Clausewitz’s classic observation about war. Where this wisdom is understood in terms of current United States national security challenges, one overarching extrapolation comes immediately to the fore: It would be trouble enough [...]

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The recent controversy ignited by the exploratory drills conducted off the coast of Cyprus is just the latest addition to the chain of conflicts between Greece and Turkey. The apparent reason for the spark seems to be the new-found energy resources in the eastern Mediterranean Sea, which has attracted competition in the region. However, there [...]

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On 14th July, 2020, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) rejected a joint appeal of Bahrain, UAE, Egypt and Saudi Arabia concerning the jurisdiction of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Council to entertain the application submitted to it by Qatar on 30th October, 2017. The application was submitted to the ICAO Council pursuant to [...]

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The highest court of Bahrain has reaffirmed a lower court decision to execute two protesters despite evidence that suggests that their confessions were unlawfully extracted. Hussain Moosa and Mohammed Ramadan, members of Bahrain’s Shiite majority, were sentenced to death in 2014 for planting a bomb that killed one police officer and injured several others during [...]

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