and they're our neighbours in the Mediterranean. But somehow we are at the crux of the existing territorial conflict between Israel and the Arab world. The Palestinians are part of the Arab (Muslim) world. So as long as this conflict is not resolved between the Palestinians and Israel, the only Jewish state in the Middle East, the more there will be international insecurity. Many analysts have stated this, veteran U.S. State Department officials, etc. everybody but PM Netanyahu switches the cause and effect criteria.
At least 4 die in clashes between PKK militants, security forces in east Turkey (Reuters)
from the article: Netanyahu to U.S.: Palestinian demands may delay peace talks again