At a workshop in Bahrain last week, Jared Kushner gave a slick presentation of the economic portion of the White House’s new peace plan for Israelis and Palestinians. But beneath the glossy packaging were the same failed ideas.
The EU’s twin policy of peacemaking and state building in the Middle East is unachievable. Now, the union must choose between preventing the status quo from deteriorating and embracing a one-state reality.
The Trump administration’s economic vision for Palestinians is both breathless and blind.
The most obvious reason for the delayed release of Trump’s promised Middle East peace plan is Israel’s unsettled electoral politics. But Palestinian opposition and Arab apathy also limit its prospects.
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U.S. acquiescence to Israeli annexation of parts of the West Bank could make Washington’s peace efforts irrelevant.
The Trump administration needs to stop taking Israel and Saudi advice on Iran and instead look to its own needs and interests.
U.S. hostility to the Palestinians shows the Trump administration just wants them to say “no” to its peace plan.
The Trump Administration’s “deal of the century” will bury the two-state solution.
The Kushner plan is not about peace, but aims to consolidate Israel’s occupation by assuming a Palestinian defeat.