According to latest trove of documents revealed by WikiLeaks, the Bahraini King instructed that official statements stop referring to Israel as the 'Zionist entity' or 'enemy.'
Israel has no clear or consistent policy on the Gaza Strip and Hamas, nor any coherent ideas about how to deal with them, according to WikiLeaks documents obtained exclusively by Haaretz.
In conversations with U.S. diplomats, FM predicted Mubarak s downfall several years ago, but he was less on the button when it came to assessing developments in his own backyard.
In their report of a June 2009 meeting between the French president and the Israeli premier - who claim to be friends - French officials said Sarkozy tried to avoid a tete-a-tete with his guest.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy s adviser on Middle East affairs, Boris Boillon, was also sent, at the beginning of December 2008, to brief the Americans after his meeting, at the end of November, with Syrian President Bashar Assad in Damascus, together with Sarkozy s senior diplomatic adviser Jean-David Levitte and general secretary of the Elysee Claude Gueant.
In September 2005, the head of the Defense Ministry's diplomatic-security bureau, Maj. Gen. (res. ) Amos Gilad, told an American diplomat that the Egyptian army still sees Israel as an enemy, despite the long-standing peace agreement between the two countries. The conversation was described in a classified telegram sent from the U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv to Washington shortly afterward, published in Haaretz over the weekend as part of the latest round of cables released by WikiLeaks.