Europe will not be able to compensate for the loss of authority that the U.S. has inflicted upon itself here.
There is no holier city for Jews, Christians and Muslims, i.e., for a dominant portion of the planet, than Jerusalem, whose praises have been sung of old. Jesus rose from the dead there, the Prophet Muhammad ascended into heaven for a time, and Jews can pray at the Wailing Wall – places where the Lord dwells.
As soon as Trump became president, ardent Israelis rejoiced that they would finally be able to build the third temple on the site of Solomon’s Temple.
The Trump administration is committing a great folly in its decision to withdraw from UNESCO to show solidarity with the Israeli occupation.
Perhaps the Palestinian post-truth will be covered with a veil of national pride.