The EU has expressed displeasure at countries considering moving their embassies. But nothing happened there either.
Malawi is seeing Sudan recognize Israel, and Israel’s good relationships with other African countries. It sees that there is no disadvantage on moving. Perhaps the US or Israel offered something in trade for the move, but that is normal diplomacy.
This is a very big deal. Malawi would be the first African country to make the move. It did the calculus and decided that the gains it could get by getting chummier with Israel more than counters the threats from some Arab countries.
And, of course, Bahrain and the UAE normalizing relations with Israel weakens the Arab anti-Israel consensus immeasurably.
The momentum towards accepting Israel and ignoring the anti-Israel bias of the Arab nations, the EU and the UN is slowly growing. But it is unmistakable.
We have lots of ideas, but we need more resources to be even more effective. Please donate today to help get the message out and to help defend Israel.