Publications by Norman A. Bailey

Gulf states weigh Israel options

Publication Date: Thursday, March 23, 2017

By this time it is a commonplace to mention that because of a common fear of Iran, Israel and the countries of the Arabian Peninsula, Saudi Arabia and the Gulf States, organized in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are improving their relations, particularly in the spheres of defense and security, albeit quietly and with no publicity, so as not to disturb the "Arab Street", which by and large continues to demonize the "Zionist Entity."  {read more}

Of baseball and boxing ó The ugly reality of US politics today

Publication Date: Tuesday, March 14, 2017

American politics is becoming a blood sport, more like boxing than baseball. The goal is no longer just to defeat the opposition but to knock it out.  {read more}

Trump disappoints on US antisemitism and Israel, says Prof. Bailey

Publication Date: Tuesday, March 7, 2017

President Trump's reaction to growing US antisemitism has been tepid, while on Israel the administration is beginning to sound like previous governments in Washington.  {read more}

Two Middle East developments you may have missed

Publication Date: Friday, February 24, 2017

Indications of positive change in countries such as Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the UAE should be carefully assessed.  {read more}

Israel has the right to evict squatters

Publication Date: Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Israel is not adept at diplomatically justifying its right to evict illegal land grabbers -whether West Bank settlers or Negev Bedouin.  {read more}

Trump administration prospects do not bode well

Publication Date: Thursday, January 19, 2017

Ahead of Friday's inauguration of the Donald Trump administration, there are multiple indications that the president-elect will have a very tough time of it, including:  {read more}

The Dragonís breath

Publication Date: Monday, December 12, 2016

With the disastrous foreign and defense policies followed by the last two administrations in Washington, power vacuums have emerged throughout the world, and as we all know, nature (and politics) abhors a vacuum.   {read more}

A Grand Strategy For Winning World War IV

Publication Date: Monday, December 5, 2016

In 1910 British author Norman Angell proclaimed the end of war in his enormously popular book THE GREAT ILLUSION.  Angell's thesis was that increasing globalization and economic interdependence of the great powers had rendered all but local and colonial wars obsolete.  His evidence was that there had been no major regional or inter-regional war since the Napoleonic wars ended in 1815.  {read more}

Trump's election is excellent for Israel

Publication Date: Monday, December 5, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump will end the pro-Palestinian Authority bias of the Obama administration, argues Norman Bailey.  {read more}

Apocalypse Now?

Publication Date: Monday, December 5, 2016

During the past two years, several books have been published that might collectively be characterized by the title of the movie based on Joseph Conrad's novel The Heart of Darkness: APOCALYPSE NOW.  {read more}

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