Baehr: “A meeting between #Trump and #Abbas, with talk of peace and solutions to long-standing conflicts will for a few minutes warm the hearts of all the conventional foreign policy establishment thinkers in Washington”

Trump the peace processor
by Richard Baehr
March 14, 2017

Trump could be looking beyond Abbas, who is now serving a second term beyond the one to which he was elected, and instead could be raising the profiles of potential future Palestinian leaders who might be more interested in economic improvement in the lives of the Palestinians than in waging constant war through rockets, stabbings, and more delegitimization efforts directed at Israel at the U.N. and through the international boycott, divestment and sanctions movement. In fact, Trump might use the opportunity of a meeting with Abbas to express his displeasure with the PA using the U.N. or criminal courts or the BDS movement to fight its battles with Israel…READ MORE

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