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Israel Believes Washington Did Not Maximize Its Leverage with Iran

Israel Believes Washington Did Not Maximize Its Leverage with Iran

Israel's concerns about the framework nuclear deal center on how the United States will prevent Iran from getting away with violations, increasing its destabilizing actions in the Middle East, and triggering a regional arms race, all while Tehran gets to retain much of its industrial-size nuclear infrastructure.

ISRAEL BELIEVES WASHINGTON DID NOT MAXIMIZE ITS LEVERAGE WITH IRAN

ISRAEL BELIEVES WASHINGTON DID NOT MAXIMIZE ITS LEVERAGE WITH IRAN

Israel's concerns about the framework nuclear deal center on how the United States will prevent Iran from getting away with violations, increasing its destabilizing actions in the Middle East, and triggering a regional arms race, all while Tehran gets to retain much of its industrial-size nuclear infrastructure.

Save Them from Themselves

Save Them from Themselves

If Obama and Netanyahu don't find a way to rebuild burned bridges, the U.S.-Israel alliance and the interests it represents will suffer.

NETANYAHU SUDDENLY FACES UPHILL ELECTORAL BATTLE

NETANYAHU SUDDENLY FACES UPHILL ELECTORAL BATTLE

Forces both within and beyond the prime minister's control have led to his shaky standing.

Netanyahus Speech before Congress: An Imminent Rift in US-Israeli Relations?

Netanyahus Speech before Congress: An Imminent Rift in US-Israeli Relations?

The Policy Analysis Unit is the Centers department dedicated to the study of the regions most pressing current affairs. An integral and vital part of the ACRPS activities, it offers academically rigorous analysis on issues that are relevant and useful to the public, academics and policy-makers of the Arab region and beyond.

NETANYAHU HAS REASONS TO BE WORRIED

NETANYAHU HAS REASONS TO BE WORRIED

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a strong case to the Congress about why he thinks the potential agreement with Iran on its nuclear program is a "very bad deal."

MULTIPOLAR ISRAELI RACE BOOSTS NETANYAHU'S ELECTORAL CHANCES

MULTIPOLAR ISRAELI RACE BOOSTS NETANYAHU

Israeli parties are placing a premium on capturing marginal votes within their blocs rather than competing across the left-right spectrum, and this status quo is working to Netanyahu's benefit.

U.S.-ISRAEL RELATIONS: A CHANGING LANDSCAPE?

U.S.-ISRAEL RELATIONS: A CHANGING LANDSCAPE?

On February 23, Jonathan Rynhold and Elliott Abrams addressed a Policy Forum at The Washington Institute. Rynhold is a senior researcher at the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies (BESA), director of the Argov Center for the Study of Israel and the Jewish People, and author of the just-released book "The Arab-Israel Conflict in American Political Culture" (Cambridge University Press).

RESETTING THE U.S.-ISRAEL ALLIANCE

RESETTING THE U.S.-ISRAEL ALLIANCE

The two countries have worked to insulate their innumerable daily interactions from inevitable bumps in the diplomatic relationship, but the current regional turmoil calls for a more clear-eyed acknowledgement of their shared interests, especially regarding Iran.

The Great Israeli Theft of Iraqi Jewish Heritage

The Great Israeli Theft of Iraqi Jewish Heritage

Recently, Israel stole one of the symbols of Iraqi Jewish heritage, a rare ancient copy of the Torah.