Can Israel successfully leverage diplomacy to build bridges and promote its self-interests by embracing a “diplomacy of opportunities” approach?

By IDO AHARONI (Special for the Jerusalem Post)

Foreign Minister Yair Lapid has stepped into a foreign service riddled with complex challenges, but by embracing a “diplomacy of opportunities” approach Israel can successfully leverage diplomacy to build bridges and promote its self-interests.

To truly understand the state of Israeli diplomacy…

AMERICAN ESSAY: The victory of the Biden-Harris ticket signals the general direction: reformation

By Ido Aharoni (Special for the Jerusalem Post)

Joe Biden’s upcoming inauguration, in the shadow of the insurrection and Trump’s second impeachment, presents a good opportunity to assess the implications to US-Israel ties, as well as American politics.

Largely due to his age, the conventional wisdom is that Biden’s presidency…

The global tourism industry has been hit in an unprecedented fashion, far and wide. What should local and national decision-makers do to help their tourism industries recover?

By Ido Aharoni

Special for the Diplomatic Courier (www.diplomaticcourier.com)

t may come as a surprise that refugee camps, along with other remote locations…

The term ‘political mystification’ has been mostly used in academic and public discourse to describe efforts made by political leaders to conceal ill-intended policies. The traditional approach assumes mistrust: political leadership will always have something to hide. Hidden agenda is part of their DNA.

Distance, both physical and conceptual, is…

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