Author Archives: Geoffrey Aronson

Thanks To Trump, Netanyahu Rides to Washington in Triumph

Trump is expected to bless Israel’s annexation of the Golan Heights as the PM arrives for AIPAC’s annual confab.

Ex-Israeli Officers Launch Political War Against Netanyahu

As ‘the new Likud,’ these former soldiers vow to carry on a tradition of military prowess against the Palestinians.

Trump Has All But Lost Peace in the Middle East

The president’s moves in favor of Israel have shattered what was left of the problematic Oslo Accords.

Trump Enlists Gen. Zinni For Quixotic Arab NATO Campaign

At some point he’ll realize the Gulf region is a graveyard of failed ideas for collective security.

Trump’s Middle East ‘Deal of the Century’ Creeping Into View

The administration is trying to wish Palestinian refugees away in order to serve hardline Israel interests.

The Death of the Nation-State Was Greatly Exaggerated

Not only has Sykes-Picot survived in the Middle East, it has beaten back all challengers.

Russia Has Become an Unusual Broker in Golan Heights 2.0

The long-disputed territory between Syria and Israel found its way onto the dais in Helsinki. Here’s why.

Is Washington Playing Iran’s Useful Idiot in Syria?

Apart from the lingering campaign against ISIS, the U.S. effort there is imploding while Tehran holds the cards.

The Diplomatic Knives Are Out After Trump’s Embassy Move

Trump’s man is now installed in Jerusalem—and we all all know which side he’s on.

Obama’s Failure Set Stage for Trump’s Unilateral Israel Policy

Not since the Balfour Declaration in 1917 has there been such a decisive thumb on the scale for the Zionist cause.

Washington Couldn’t Beat Assad, So It Will Punish His People

A coalition of spoilsports is withholding aid until the regime goes. It’s ordinary Syrians who will suffer.

Violence in Gaza Today Captures the Attention of…No One

More than 1,400 have been wounded in clashes between Palestinian protesters and the Israeli military. The media has barely noticed.

CENTCOM Commander Admits Failure in Syria Strategy

But Washington will continue to blunder into confrontations in the Middle East without a comprehensive strategy.

In the Turk-Syrian-Kurd Dance, the U.S. Has Two Left Feet

A new play for nationalism may be leaving America without a partner.

Netanyahu’s West Bank Annexation Talk Was No Gaffe

With the White House firmly on his side, Bibi’s biggest challenge is to restrain his appetite.

Trump’s Middle East ‘Deal of the Century’ Coming Into Focus

The rub: After the confetti falls, Palestinians won’t be able to exercise true sovereignty, anywhere.

How Trump Gave a Green Light to Israel’s ‘One State Solution’

Netanyahu’s hardline government is using the U.S. embassy move to expand and strengthen settlements, ending any prospect for peace.

Did Saudi Arabia Just Try To Give the West Bank to Israel?

The crown prince could be working to engineer a two-state solution that favors Israel.

Washington Relegated to Bystander Status in Syria Talks

Yet it is still attempting to manipulate, and will lose at that, too.

Saudi Heir to the Throne is Crushing His Competition

Arrest of royals signals new ruthless, activist leadership. Trump weighs in.

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