In recent days Israel has stepped up preparations for various contingencies which may arise ahead of or following a formal announcement of asserted sovereignty over parts of the West Bank, including the Jordan Valley and Biblical districts of Judea and Samaria as early as the beginning of July. Threats of massive conflict and other retaliatory measures against the move are rising, raising questions over Israel’s preparedness to contend with the potential consequences of a probable annexation.
– Jonathan Hessen, Host. – Amir Oren, Analyst.
– Col. (Res.) Miri Eisin, Israeli Public Diplomacy, Security, Intelligence Expert at Interdisciplinary Center / International Institute for Counter-Terrorism, Herzliya.
– Col. (Res.) Reuven Ben-Shalom, Cross-Cultural Strategist and Associate at the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism, Herzliya.