The desert sands of the Middle East and Africa are shifting quickly. The widely held view that peace between Israel and the Arab and Muslim nations depends upon peace between Israel and the Palestinians has been shown to be a mirage.

The Arab world, and much of Africa, has become impatient with decades of Palestinian rejectionism and multiple missed opportunities for peace and statehood, alongside a realisation that positive, pragmatic and direct ties with Israel are more beneficial, morally, politically and economically, than wasted decades of hostility...

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