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CIR Comment: “Turnaround in the Middle East”

27 October 2020

The establishment of diplomatic relations between Israel, The United Arab Emirates and Bahrain has taken the world by surprise. But it shouldn’t. After all, economic and intelligence relations between the countries have been developing for at least a good few years. How is it possible that Israel – so far perceived as the Zionist enemy and accused of annexation of the Palestinian land – has become a military and economic partner of the Arab states of the Gulf? – writes Dr. Wojciech Grabowski in his commentary Turnaround in the Middle East.