Middle East

Germany Seeks to Bolster Its Friendship With Israel Despite Tensions Over Two Key Issues

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s two-day visit to Israel this week was intended to demonstrate unwavering friendship with Israel in spite of sharp disagreements over two critical issues — Israeli settlements in the West Bank and Iran’s nuclear program. Upon her arrival ¬†in Israel with 15 members of her cabinet in tow,¬†Merkel, eager to defuse tensions … Read More