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Israel Wants to Mediate in Ukraine, but Believes Little Stands in the Way of the Russian Steamroller

Israel's security echelon is diverging from the U.S. defense establishment, convinced that Russia will plow through Ukraine despite surprising Ukrainian victories

Amos Harel
Amos Harel
Amos Harel
Amos Harel

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s inner circle insists on broadcasting cautious optimism about the possibility that international mediation efforts, in which Israel is involved, will ultimately stop the war between Russia and Ukraine. Bennett is in constant telephone contact with all the parties concerned — the two countries doing the fighting, the European Union and the United States.

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