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Amb. Yoram Ettinger

January 30th, 2015

Amb. YORAM ETTINGER, formerly the Minister for Congressional Affairs to Israel's Embassy in Washington, DC:

PART ONE:

  • Israel's role as America's "unsinkable aircraft carrier"
  • Why the American-Israeli alliance is at an all time high despite poor relations between leaders
  • American-Israeli ties as seen in the halls of Congress

PART TWO

  • Israel’s place at the center of the Iran nuclear debate
  • Nuclear-armed Iran is sure to test deterrence of Western powers
  • Iran’s “Death to America Day” in glorification of the 1979 takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran

PART THREE:

  • Yemen in the context of the Sunni-Shia conflict: a historic invasion route to Saudi Arabia
  • How Iran plans to topple all pro-U.S. regimes in the Persian Gulf
  • Hezbollah and Hamas' roles as Iranian proxies
  • Historical precedents for stopping the nuclear ambitions of rouge regimes

PART FOUR:

  • The Iran, Hamas, and Islamic terrorism threats to Egypt and Israel
  • Israeli-Jordanian cooperation in aiding Syrian refugees
  • Is Israel a "life insurance policy" to Saudi Arabia?
  • Turkey’s posture towards the West since the rise of Erdoğan