“The idea that Israel is the root cause of the woes of the Middle East is a fallacy that has been pushed by Arab autocrats for decades”

No, King Abdullah, Israel Is Not the Root Cause of Troubles in the Middle East
by Judith Bergman
April 6, 2017

“The Israeli-Palestinian conflict… is essentially the core conflict in our region” said King Abdullah II of Jordan at the White House Joint Press Conference yesterday. This statement constitutes one of the most hackneyed staples in the standard talking points of Arab leaders, yet it did come across as particularly egregious yesterday, uttered as it was less than 24 hours after more than 70 people in Syria, including women and children, had been gassed to death by the dropping of chemical bombs. READ MORE

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