September, 2016 Israel

Oslo Agreement

by Efraim Karsh
Executive summary of The Oslo Disaster, Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, September 2016. Viewed from a 23-year vantage point, the Oslo "peace process" between Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) stands as one of the worst-ever calamities to have hit Israelis and Palestinians.

Erdogan

Turkish PM refrains from providing a timeline for restoring ties with either of the Arab nations.

ANKARA - Turkey, which patched up strained ties with Israel and Russia, aims to normalize relations with Egypt and even rebuild ties in future with Syria, where it has launched a cross-border offensive, the prime minister said on Friday.

Mossad chief Tamir Pardo

 By ARIEL WHITMAN, REUTERS 
"If a society crosses a certain line in its division and hatred, then it is a real possibility to see a phenomenon like a civil war. The most pressing threat to Israel is not Iran, but rather the increased polarization within Israeli society, former Mossad chief Tamir Pardo said in his first public appearance since leaving office in June.