Originally Posted by JBR
Yes, Israel certainly doesn't stand alone. Their most supportive ally is America, of course.
I'm not sure which Arab states offer their support though.
I suppose islam is a bit like the weather. It's either sunny or shite.
Israel has peace agreements with Egypt and Jordan and has several joint projects going with Jordan .
The new young Saudi leader Mohammed Bin Salman has expressed the belief that both Jews and Palestinians have a right to live in their homeland .
He also has acknowledged the historical background of Jews to Israel .
There is a move towards normalisation with Israel from his supporters many Saudi intellectuals
Saudi Arabia has considerable financial clout and it fears a militant Iran and and iIranian support of Hamas .
Change may well be in the offing .