Publications by Norman A. Bailey

How should Israel form an alliance with Saudi Arabia?

Answer: With a regime like that, very carefully.

Publication Date: Monday, August 24, 2015

While the world's attention has been focused on the six-power agreement with Iran, collateral fallout has been taking place, both positive and negative, as a result of that diplomatic disaster.  {read more}

What are Israel's options regarding Iran?

Publication Date: Wednesday, August 5, 2015

All right, we now know the following things: The six powers signed one of the worst deals in history with the Islamic Republic of Iran, which will now have a greased path to develop the capacity to produce nuclear weapons (if it does not already have them); and receive tens of billions of dollar to restore its economy and greatly increase inward investment and petroleum exports, as well as to increase its interference in regional conflicts and its support of terrorist organizations of all sizes and flavors.  {read more}

Losing the current war

Israel needs a new information agency to improve its pathetically inadequate public diplomacy efforts.

Publication Date: Wednesday, July 29, 2015

In its short history of two-thirds of a century, the State of Israel has fought many wars, some of them against overwhelming odds, and has won them all. Right now, however, it is badly losing a war fought with words, not bullets, but the effect of which can be just as devastating for Israel's future.  {read more}

The West held all the aces - and lost

The Iran deal means a vastly increased risk of nuclear war and nuclear-armed terrorists.

Publication Date: Thursday, July 16, 2015

It is said that a picture is worth a thousand words. If that is so, the pictures in the July 14th "Jerusalem Post," on page one of both the first and second sections, of an utterly jubilant Mohammed Zarif, says it all.  {read more}

Things working in Israel's favor, despite the politicians

Israel's neighbors are lining up to cooperate with it - if only the gas issue could be resolved.

Publication Date: Thursday, July 9, 2015

As the Israeli political class continues to play silly and often dangerous political games, as with the latest natural gas madness, the region continues to evolve in ways quite favorable to Israel interests.  {read more}

US Supreme Court decisions negative for Israel

Israel's positions on Jerusalem and against BDS have been weakened.

Publication Date: Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Last week the Supreme Court of the United States issued a series of split decisions which will be long remembered and, I fear, long regretted.  {read more}

Iran: It will be no deal or a bad deal

The negotiations with Iran only get more confusing, but in any case the outcome is unlikely to be good.

Publication Date: Monday, June 22, 2015

When Secretary of State John Kerry hobbles into the meeting room on June 30th with his colleagues from Great Britain, Germany, France, China and Russia for the latest of their "negotiations" with the Iranians, which have now stretched on for a year and a half, he will be facing a situation that has become even more complex and confusing than ever.  {read more}

Potential Israeli dilemmas: one Saudi, one Chinese

Publication Date: Friday, June 12, 2015

Israel may find itself between having to pursue its narrow interests and upholding international law.  {read more}

Before Iran talks resume, map of the Middle East may already have changed

Publication Date: Monday, May 18, 2015

The already extremely complex Middle East may be on the verge of becoming even more so.  {read more}

Israel can win the public diplomacy war

Publication Date: Monday, May 18, 2015

To stop winning battles and losing wars, Israel needs a professional, independent, public diplomacy agency.  {read more}

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