Israel’s new diplomacy rests on its friends’ falling support for Palestine

Chadian President Idriss Deby Itno (R) and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem.

Isolation is a word never far from the mouths of Israeli diplomats when discussing their country’s geopolitical predicament. Since its creation, Israel has bemoaned what it terms its undue isolation in the Arab and Muslim world.

With the signing of peace agreements with Jordan and Egypt, this was greatly diminished, to be sure. But…



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