“A Trump-Biden matchup will give voters a choice between two different visions of relations with Israel, the Palestinians and Iran”

Biden’s revival means a return to Obama’s Middle East policies
by Jonathan S. Tobin
March 11, 2020

Biden has sounded more supportive of Israel than his boss or most of his 2020 Democratic competitors. But the former vice president also remains an enthusiastic supporter of Obama’s efforts to pressure the Jewish state into concessions that the majority of its people have rejected as irresponsible and a danger to their security. Biden opposes Trump’s efforts to end Obama’s policy of more “daylight” between the United States and Israel, such as the move of the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, the recognition of the Golan Heights as Israeli territory and the effort to force the Palestinian Authority to stop funding terrorism. READ MORE

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