Israel opening mission in Abu Dhabi–part of Mideast realignment

The future Israeli diplomatic mission in Abu Dhabi probably won’t have a

Mideast Syrian Turkmens Glance

Russian plane shot down, Russia moving anti-aircraft missiles into Syria

flag flying in front of it, but it does underline how Israel fits into the regionwide realignment that’s in progress. Israel has had quiet relations with a number of moderate Arab regimes, and it sees common enemies in Iran and ISIS. And there’s a link to tensions between Turkey and Russia over Syria.

I discussed all this a few minutes ago with host P.J. Maloney on KQV Radio in Pittsburgh.

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