When Saudi Arabia will normalize ties with Israel depends on the war in the Gaza Strip, but the current status quo already heralds a change.
Scholz’s visits to Israel and Egypt showcase Germany’s commitment to diplomacy and solidarity in times of crisis.
The Hamas-Israel war and its historical precedent have generated a lot of ink. A more apt comparison lies far outside of Israel—in Vietnam in 1968.
Netanyahu will find it increasingly difficult to balance the survival of his government against the preservation of his political legacy.