Time is on Israel’s side. A careful review of the balance of power between Israel and its foes, the domestic features of its national power, it’s standing in the international community, validates that assessment for the foreseeable future. A must read.
Adopting such a perspective on outsiders, and in view of the deep crisis in the Arab world, it stands to reason that the relations between Iran and Turkey will be a key factor in designing the future trends in the region.
The Palestinian Authority (PA) has stopped subsidizing electricity in Gaza; a senior PA official said the reduction is intended to “dry up Hamas’ financial resources.” Accordingly, the Israelis will cut their supply of electricity to Gaza by 40%.