Michael Friedson

Why close the PLO embassy in Washington, D.C.?

Michael Friedson joins Jim Blasingame to report from Israel on why President Trump closed the PLO offices in Washington, and whether there has been reaction to that step.

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Felice and Michael Friedson join Jim Blasingame to report on increasing changes of the political landscape in the Middle East, with more peace agreements with Israel likely from Bahrain, Qatar and one day, even Saudi Arabia, plus Honduras has moved its embassy to Jerusalem.
Felice and Michael Friedson join Jim Blasingame to report on current events in the Middle East, including the new and second pandemic lockdown, plus a report on the peace deals between the UAE and Israel, and others to follow.
Felice and Michael Friedson join Jim Blasingame to report on the devastating impact on the Israel economy as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, including that the government isn’t helping small businesses and the unemployed as much as in the U.S.
Felice and Michael Friedson join Jim Blasingame to report on the massive explosion that took place near the port of Beirut, Lebanon, and whether it was associated with bomb-making by Hezbollah, and the impact it will have on the regional economy.
Felice and Michael Friedson join Jim Blasingame to report on how the Palestine region is managing the coronavirus pandemic, and why that close neighborhood of countries could be problematic in social distancing effectiveness.