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By Isaac Orr
New carbon-dioxide rules would put America in the dark
Topic - Aaron David Miller
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu travels to Washington this week as the Jewish state confronts new border clashes coinciding with the anniversary of the Palestinians' defeat in the 1948 war and protests that some analysts say signals the start of another uprising, or intifada.
Israel and its adversaries in the Persian Gulf in recent years carried out extensive secret diplomacy to coordinate policy and exchange information on the threat posed by Iran, despite both sides' public posture of mutual hostility.
While confronting threats abroad, Israel faces a challenge closer to home — the increasing radicalization of its Arab minority, according to a new report.
"The Israelis face two Palestinian problems," said Aaron David Miller, who has advised several presidents on the Arab-Israeli conflict.
"Sixty-plus years after its creation, Israel — where it is and what it is — is still not collectively accepted, clearly by the outside world, but by a vast number of its own citizens," he said.