TV7 Powers in Play - Unity vs. Opportunity

NATO’s need for agreement across the board is now being challenged by Turkey’s conditions for admitting Finland and Sweden into the alliance. Regardless of the merits of Turkey’s case, the issue at stake is the ability of a holdout, last man standing, to torpedo a plan all others wish to advance, or conversely exact a high price for withdrawing this refusal.
The usual slogans about “United We Stand” and “Stronger Together” collide with the reality of sovereign governments with either legitimate positions or the temptation to blackmail. Therefore, the topic of this episode is unity versus opportunity, or the cost of consensus in coalitions.
Panel:
- Host: Amir Oren, TV7 Editor at Large, Host of TV7 Watchmen Talk.
- Amb. Danny Ayalon, Co-Host TV7 Middle East Review, Powers in Play Panelist, former Israeli Ambassador to the US and DMoFA, Lecturer at NYU.
- Col. (Ret.) Dr. Eran Lerman, Co-Host of TV7 Middle East Review, Powers in Play Panelist, JISS VP and Editor in Chief of the Jerusalem Strategic Tribune.
- Eran Etzion, former Deputy Head of Israel’s National Security Council.
- Brig. Gen. (Res.) Doron Gavish, former Air Defense Chief, Israel Air Force.
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  • Published: May 27, 2022
  • Duration: 42 min

TV7 Powers in Play

This program will focus on the geostrategic interplay between great powers on the world stage. Our team of experts will offer their thoughts and analysis on how these events will shape the near and long term future of our planet and specifically what it will all mean for Israel.
Mr. Amir Oren – Host of TV7 Powers-in-Play & Watchmen Talk Panelists: Col. (Ret.) Dr. Eran Lerman, Co-host TV7 Middle East Review, Powers-in-Play Panelist, JISS VP and Editor in Chief of the Jerusalem Strategic Tribune Col. (Res.) Reuven Ben-Shalom, TV7 Powers-in-Play Panelist, Cross-Cultural Strategist and Associate at ICT, Reichman University Col. (Res.) Miri Eisin, TV7 Powers-in-Play Panelist, Israeli Public Diplomacy, Security, Intelligence Expert at ICT, the Reichman University Amb. Danny Ayalon, Co-host TV7 Middle East Review, Powers-in-Play Panelist, Former Israeli Ambassador to the U.S. and DMoFA; Lecturer at NYU

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