Israel-Sudan Treaty Deals Blow to Iran, Terrorism – The main achievement the Israel-Sudan peace treaty entails is not bilateral, but rather regional: Another country has left the cycle of conflict and ceases to serve as a hotbed of anti-Israel political and security activity.

Unlike the peace deals with the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, the treaty with Sudan has little to offer from an economic standpoint. Sudan has nothing to export to Israel, and given the state of Khartoum’s coffers, it is doubtful whether it can import much either.

There is no doubt that some business deals are on the horizon, mostly involving Israeli technologies in the fields of water, agriculture and food, and they will help bring Sudan into the 21st century, but overall trade between the two countries is likely to remain small-scale.

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