Who would have thought that the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain would arrive at an agreement with Israel? Supposedly four or five other middle-eastern nations are negotiating similar agreements behind closed doors.
When it come to prophecy, SI participants hold various views, some of which leave no special place for Israel. The purpose of this question is not so much prophetic as it is historical and practical regarding the near future. Do you think Israel can have a decent peace with most of her neighbors and begin forming a "block" in the middle east?
Do you find this encouraging and positive, or is it blown out of proportion? How do you think this will affect the Palestinians?
Your comments on the common enemy -- Iran -- are also welcome. Or any other insights you might have on this matter.