‘All [Palestinians have] done is have their hand out asking for money, badmouth the United States, not come to the table on the peace deal — why would we have a PLO office? Why would we continue to fund the Palestinians?’ asked Haley.
Diverging from decades of failed US policy, the White House has ceased the US’ traditional posture of demanding that the Jewish state sacrifice territory in attempts to appease maximalist Palestinian demands.
If countries really seek peace in the Middle East they must acknowledge the truth. Urge leading countries to take the first step towards this vital objective by recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital!
The Muslim “keymaster” of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem’s Old City announced that he will not welcome US Vice President Mike Pence, while church officials have given no credence to the impromptu boycott.
Trump officially declared recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, vowing to relocate the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. “After more than two decades of waivers, we are no closer to a lasting peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians. It would be folly to assume that repeating the exact same formula… Read more »
The Palestinians followed through with their threat to sever ties with the US after Washington ordered the closure of the PLO mission in the American capital, an ‘unacceptable measure,’ the Palestinians say.