Tag: Israel and Saudi Arabia

Israel Laboring Under An Illusion

Filed in Middle East by on February 8, 2018 0 Comments
Israel Laboring Under An Illusion

Without divulging names, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has let it be known that Israel has established informal and unofficial bilateral relations with Sunni Arab regimes fearful of Iran’s growing influence in the Middle East, particularly in Syria and Lebanon. It’s no big secret that Saudi Arabia, an oil-rich conservative ally of the United States, […]

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Israel Seeks Cooperation With Saudi Arabia

Filed in Middle East by on September 1, 2015 0 Comments
Israel Seeks Cooperation With Saudi Arabia

In the early 1980s, Israel lodged vigorous protests with West Germany over its plan to sell state-of-the-art Leopard tanks to Saudi Arabia, claiming the sale would threaten its security. But in 2011, when unified Germany announced its intention to sell the Saudis 200 Leopards in a deal worth $2.5 billion, Israel did not object, calling […]

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