December 7, 2017

Trump’s Jerusalem decision: Ignorance & political risk or ‘business opportunity’?

Donald Trump’s irresponsible decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is an “example of extraordinary ignorance” which could lead to explosive consequences in the Middle East, regional commentators have told RT.

On Wednesday, Trump officially announced his decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, claiming that such a move along with the relocation of US embassy could help resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Read more + more video.


- 'Two-state Solution Is Over,' Top Palestinian Diplomat Says After Trump's Jerusalem Speech (paywall) - Haaretz
- Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital is cruel. It may also hasten peace. - NBC

- World leaders warn peace process doomed after Trump announcement - JPost
- EU warns Trump against recognizing Jerusalem as Israeli capital (video) - Haaretz

- Abbas slams Trump Jerusalem move as 'condemned, unacceptable' (video) - JPost
- Trump says his decision on Jerusalem is long overdue (video) - Haaretz

- Trump's 'Criminal' Jerusalem Move Could Backfire (video) - TRNN
- Analysis: Trump's Jerusalem move a 'declaration of war on Palestinian rights' (video) - Al Jazeera

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