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Does Likud Have a “Look East” Option?

  • Niv Horesh
Part of the The Nottingham China Policy Institute Series book series (NCP)

Abstract

January 2015 saw a rare visit to Israel by a Japanese Prime Minster. In light of Jerusalem’s increasingly troubled relations with many of its traditional Western allies, Shinzo Abe’s visit was something to celebrate. In the Prime Minister’s entourage were no fewer than 100 government officials and business people, as if to demonstrate just how qualitatively different bilateral relations have become compared with the 1970s, when most of Japanese industry observed the Arab boycott of Israel. Asia as a whole has already edged out the US as Israel’s second biggest trading bloc.1

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Foreign Policy Chinese Communist Party Arab World Diplomatic Relation Palestinian Liberation Organisation 
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