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#IranDeal: “The secretary of state’s would-be replacement, Mike Pompeo, is an ardent hawk who says the agreement is ‘disastrous’”

POLITICO Tillerson’s Ouster Could Kill the Iran Nuclear Deal by Michael Crowley March 13, 2018 The Iran nuclear deal might have died Tuesday. That, at least, is one potential upshot of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s ouster and likely replacement … Continue reading

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US State moving faster on #Jerusalem embassy than expected

US DEPARTMENT OF STATE Opening of U.S. Embassy Jerusalem Heather Nauert, Dept Spokesman February 23, 2018 In May, the United States plans to open a new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem. The opening will coincide with Israel’s 70th anniversary. The Embassy … Continue reading

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“PA President Mahmoud Abbas’ recent tirade against U.S. President Donald Trump prompted by American offer to set future Palestinian capital in Abu Dis”

ISRAEL HAYOM Palestinians fume as US plan seeks to reduce PA presence in Jerusalem by Shlomo Cesana and Erez Linn February 1, 2018 Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ recent tirade against U.S. President Donald Trump was prompted by a stipulation … Continue reading

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Bill Maher: “Why is it always up to Israel to come up with a two-state solution?” [VIDEO]

REAL CLEAR POLITICS Maher Defends Jerusalem Decision: When You Win Wars You Take Land, Palestine A “Coiled Snake” by Ian Schwartz January 27, 2018 On the Friday edition of his show Real Time, HBO host Bill Maher defended President Trump’s … Continue reading

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“Under Trump: the U.S.-Israel relationship has undergone a transition from a valued special relationship to one that’s seemingly exclusive”

POLITICO What Mike Pence Just Did in Jerusalem by Aaron David Miller January 23, 2018 …It turns out, too, that Pence benefited from the revised timing of the trip. His visit came just days after Palestinian Authority chief Mahmoud Abbas, … Continue reading

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“For a change, there was no daylight between the views Pence outlined in the Knesset and those of his Israeli hosts” [VIDEO]

NATIONAL REVIEW Trump in the Middle East: Note Who Curses America, and Who Blesses It by Yoram Hazony January 23, 2018 President Donald Trump has promised that in the Middle East under his presidency, “there are many things that can … Continue reading

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For new US embassy, “State Department has settled on plan to convert an existing consular building in West Jerusalem”

NEW YORK TIMES U.S. Presses to Relocate Embassy to Jerusalem by 2019 by Mark Landler January 18, 2018 The Trump administration is moving faster than expected to transfer the American Embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv by 2019, senior officials … Continue reading

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