Bahraini diplomat Sheikh Abdulla bin Ahmed bin Abdullah Al Khalifa (left) with Foreign Minister Yair Lapid in Jerusalem, Aug. 8, 2021. (Ministry of Foreign Affairs) (Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
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“As warm as these relations are, we must remember that there is another big brother in the area, which is Iran,” says Mideast expert Dr. Mordechai Kedar.

As Foreign Minister Yair Lapid heads to Bahrain for the first official visit, ahead of the opening of an Israeli embassy on Friday, a senior Middle East analyst offers his unique perspective on the recent peace agreements forged between the Jewish State and Arab Gulf countries.

Dr. Mordechai Kedar, researcher at the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Affairs, Bar-Ilan University, warns about the fragility of the Abraham Accords, largely due to Iran.