Publications by Norman A. Bailey

Israel's Kurdish conundrum

Publication Date: Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Israel may soon be forced to choose between the Turks and the Kurds.  {read more}

Assad wants Israel's support in fight for survival

Publication Date: Thursday, August 4, 2016

In a recent visit to Moscow, Syrian president Bashar al-Assad told Vladimir Putin that he would assure quiet on Israel's border.  {read more}

With Turkey out of the Mideast power equation, what next for its neighbors, including Israel?

Publication Date: Friday, July 29, 2016

In 2015 column on Turkey, I wrote: “At the point that chaos threatens, the army will step in and take over”.  {read more}

Israel consolidating its regional position

Publication Date: Thursday, July 28, 2016

Unrest in the Middle East is strengthening Israel, although Norman Bailey warns that the situation is very fragile.  {read more}

Trouble in Turkey

Publication Date: Thursday, July 21, 2016

The failed coup in Turkey will make it harder for Erdogan to keep his promise to Israel to rein in Hamas, Norman Bailey argues.  {read more}

What is to be done with the West Bank and Gaza?

Publication Date: Thursday, July 14, 2016

There can be a solution, at least for the West Bank, if the Sunni Arab states put pressure on the Palestinians.  {read more}

Israel adds diplomatic skill to its armory

Publication Date: Thursday, July 7, 2016

Prime Minister Benajmin Netanyahu's African tour is a highlight of several recent diplomatic successes.  {read more}

Turkey roasts Israel

Publication Date: Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Israel has conceded Turkish demands and betrayed allies in return for illusory gains.  {read more}

US diplomats condemn own government's stance on Syria

Publication Date: Sunday, June 19, 2016

51 serving US diplomats have denounced the Obama administration's refusal to intervene in the Syrian slaughter.  {read more}

The other reason Saudi Arabia needs Israel

Sure, there's the fear of Iran, but Saudi Arabia and the Gulf States want to diversify their economies as well.

Publication Date: Thursday, June 9, 2016

Hussein Ibish is a scholar of Lebanese origin who is Senior Resident Scholar at the Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington, a recently-established think-tank financed by the Gulf States. Dr. Ibish is a respected commentator on the Middle East, and when he comments on matters involving the Gulf States, his remarks are considered authoritative, in the exact sense of the term.  {read more}

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