Benny Gantz, the leader of Israel’s Blue and White coalition and the main rival to incumbent Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, has announced his support for the annexation of the Jordan Valley, ahead of the Israeli elections on 2 March.
On 5 January, Beijing abruptly replaced its top official in Hong Kong by bringing in a political heavyweight with no previous track record in Hong Kong. There is no doubt that Beijing sees Hong Kong as a key arena in its ongoing conflict with the Trump administration, which will continue despite any trade deal about to be signed later this month.
The conflict between the USA and Iran in the Middle East which has now flared hot again is a conflict between two imperialisms.
They are two different sorts of imperialism. The USA is a world power, Iran, a regional power.