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Language Lessons - Foreign Affairs

One of the most striking aspects of U.S. President Donald Trump's first months in office has been his focus on solving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Trump has often referred to a peace agreement between the two antagonists as the “ultimate deal ...and more »

Diplomat in chief: How did Trump do on his first Middle East visit? - The Conversation US

Jeremy Pressman does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Partners. University of ...and more »

Top Palestinian official denies report Trump yelled at Abbas in Bethlehem - The Jerusalem Post

Confidante of PA chief says meeting was respectful calls reports to the contrary "total fabrication and a lie." By Adam Rasgon. May 29, 2017 15:04. 2 minute read. > Erekat slams Israel for holding cabinet meeting in Western Wall Tunnels · >. Official ...and more »

Netanyahu: Israeli land swaps with Palestinians won't bring peace - The Jerusalem Post

Netanyahu also said that any peace agreement with the Palestinians would require an Israeli military presence in all of the West Bank. By ARIEL WHITMAN. May 30, 2017 12:20. 2 minute read. > Netanyahu: Israel doesn't have 'diplomatic blank check' from ...and more »

Trump's Plan for Middle East Peace Could Actually Work - Foreign Policy (blog)

JERUSALEM, ISRAEL - MAY 23: (ISRAEL OUT) US President Donald Trump (L) and Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shake hands after delivering a speech during a visit to the Israel Museum on May 23, 2017 in Jerusalem, Israel. U.S. President Donald ...and more »

Netanyahu: Israel doesn't have 'diplomatic blank check' from US - The Jerusalem Post

The prime minister told MKs that while Israel is a sovereign country that can make many decisions, and there is a great deal of understanding in Washington for many of Israel's key positions. By Herb Keinon, Adam Rasgon. May 30, 2017 02:36. 3 minute ...and more »

'Arab states see Trump presidency as chance for Israeli-Palestinian peace' - The Jerusalem Post

The conference began on Friday, shortly after Trump's visit to Israel, and MK Hilik Bar said representatives of Muslim countries were eager to speak to him about it. By Lahav Harkov. May 28, 2017 19:49. 2 minute read. > Members of Congress call on ...and more »

Trump in Jerusalem - Project Syndicate

When US President Donald Trump left Israel after his whirlwind 28-hour tour without destabilizing the regional status quo, much of the country breathed a sigh of relief. But he also did little to indicate what Israel can expect from his administration ...and more »

Israeli Cabinet Approves Controversial Plan to Build Cable Car to Western Wall - Haaretz

The Western Wall. Dung Gate, near the wall, would be one of four stops for a cable car project initiated by the Jerusalem Municipality.Reuters. Netanyahu returns to the Western Wall Tunnels, the bedrock of his political existence · Cabinet approves ...and more »

What Trump not signing a Jerusalem embassy waiver would really mean - Washington Post

On Thursday, President Barack Obama's last waiver pursuant to the Jerusalem Embassy Act will expire. Absent a new waiver by President Trump, the provisions of the law will go into full effect. Trump promised during his campaign to move the embassy, a ...and more »