PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?

On this week's podcast, JPost Diplomatic Correspondent Herb Keinon gives his perspective on the slew of new diplomatic initiatives.

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July 10, 2016 17:16

After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?

After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?

 
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Today, in a surprise visit, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry came to Israel to meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. It’s the first such meeting since 2007, and it comes on the heels of a flurry of Israeli diplomatic activity.

Two weeks ago, Israel and Turkey restored full diplomatic ties after a six-year lull in relations. Last week, Netanyahu flew to Africa for a diplomatic tour, the first such visit by an Israeli Prime Minister in a quarter century. With all these changes, one can only wonder if the so-called moderate Arab states such as Saudi Arabia will be next?

JPost Diplomatic Correspondent Herb Keinon gives his perspective on the slew of new diplomatic initiatives, and argues that Egypt is reasserting its role in the region, in part, to build a Sunni front against Shi’a Iran.


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