Today, Trump clearly hopes to solve the outstanding problems [of the Middle East] with unilateral action, done deals and force.
President Donald Trump’s ‘America First’ and Chinese President Xi Jinping’s ‘Chinese dream’ are founded on a common premise: that they have complete latitude to act in their own interest.
Even for Trump, a man who thrives on unilateralism and risk, no matter the consequences to his own country never mind the rest of the world, this was a stunningly bad move.
The Middle East peace process is no longer on the table as a problem to be solved. This is very dangerous to the region’s security.
<i>Political scientist Vyacheslav Matuzov talks about the consequences of Washington's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and the transfer of the U.S. Embassy there.</i>
The readiness of President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and to transfer the U.S. Embassy there from [Read more]
In Friedman, Trump has nominated a person who represents the opposite of the positions of the West's Middle East policies.
It is this situation that has driven a man of conscience, integrity and honesty such as Sanders to finally publicly voice his concerns and lambast the US and its allies for remaining indifferent to the plight of the Palestinian people.
We ask this current American administration today, tomorrow, and for all time: why do you hate us?
When we see the renewal of the PLO, we will know that there is a new strategy.
There is no longer any doubt among the nations of the world that the United Nations has become a virtual subject to the United States. At the forefront is the Security Council, the drafts and resolutions of which the U.S. State Department admittedly manages and prepares.
Therefore, given this direct intrusion into [Read more]