Various commentators provide their view on Israel in the news.
There's a new European natural gas kid on the block - Israel. Israel's global position is changing rapidly as the discovery of 36 trillion cubic feet of gas off its coast in the eastern Mediterranean is coming into political and public knowledge. The two main natural gas fields that are being developed and prepared for export are the Tamar and Leviathan gas fields, located near Haifa. Russia, the monopoly holder of natural gas for Europe will most certainly want to get in on the action. Israel’s goal is not just to be energy-independent, but to become a major energy exporter. Its [...]