Caroline Glick made Aliyah to Israel in 1991 and served as a captain in the IDF. She is a former foreign policy advisor to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and is the deputy managing editor of The Jerusalem Post. During Operation Iraqi Freedom, Caroline covered the US-led war in Iraq as an embedded journalist with the US Army’s 3rd Infantry Division. She was one of the only female journalists on the front lines with the US forces and the first Israeli journalist to report from liberated Baghdad. Caroline is the senior fellow for Middle Eastern Affairs at the Center for Security Policy in Washington, DC, is the recipient of numerous awards, and the author of “The Israeli Solution: A One State Plan for Peace in the Middle East.”
Netanyahu’s actions over the next few weeks will determine whether he goes down in history as one of the greatest Jewish leaders of all time, or is remembered as a disappointment of Sabbatean proportions.
If Mandelblit and his comrades in the legal establishment try to block the application of Israeli law to Judea and Samaria and the Jordan Valley, they will undermine Israel’s rights and strategic interests and cause massive damage to Israel’s relations with the United States.
In light of Russia’s opposition to extending the arms embargo on Iran, which expires on October 23, the only way forward is to cancel the JCPOA entirely by triggering “snapback” sanctions, which no side can veto.
We cannot know if Trump will beat the virus or if, with the lavish support of the Democrats, the “experts” and the media, the virus will beat him. Netanyahu is right: The time to act on Trump’s peace plan is now.
Israel’s ability to protect itself today, and adapt its economy to the new post-global village reality will in large part determine how it survives and prospers in the post-global village world now taking shape.