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Israel’s Democracy Is the Weak Link in the New Middle East

Turkey is experiencing a thaw with Egypt, the UAE and the Saudis – and Israel, which can only play a role as a member of a broad coalition, not a leader

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An Arab League delegation arrived in Moscow this week, well beyond fashionably late, to present Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov the Arab states’ position on the war in Ukraine. On hand were the foreign ministers of Egypt, Algeria, Jordan and Sudan, and the League’s secretary general, who called for a cease-fire and diplomatic solution. Lavrov received them politely and parted with them the way you part with a nuisance.

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