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COLUMN ONE: Trump and Obama’s third term

The problem is that substantively, there is no real difference between Obama and Trump, not in the Middle East and not anywhere.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US President Donald Trump
Washington watch: Trump’s Mideast peace bid doomed

There are a number of reasons why Donald Trump will not succeed in brokering peace in the Middle East.

PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY President Mahmoud Abbas meets with Jason Greenblatt, US President Donald Trump
Greenblatt to arrive in region over Temple Mount crisis

“President Trump and his administration are closely following unfolding events in the region."

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Palestinian delegation expected to meet Trump administration officials in DC

Trump has said repeatedly that he would like to bring about a deal between Israel and the Palestinians.

11/06/2017
Donald Trump, Melania Trump, Ivanka Trump, and Jared Kushner place a wreath at Israel's Yad Vashem h
Trump cuts $3M from Holocaust museum, faces bipartisan backlash

Trump proposes to cut around 5% of the museum's total budget.

U.S. President Donald Trump looks towards Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Washington Watch: Profile in cowardice

There are many examples of the Great Dealmaker’s skittishness about facing the consequences of his actions.

US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Israel Museum
Jerusalemites unsurprised by Trump’s broken promise on US Embassy

“I’m not surprised, because this has been a campaign promise before by other presidential candidates."

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Jerusalem: Jumping to jubilee or countdown to meltdown?

Next week’s 50th anniversary of the city’s reunification provides a historic backdrop to US President Donald Trump's decision to sign a waiver delaying moving the American Embassy to the capital.

01/06/2017
U.S. President Donald Trump looks towards Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Trump's Hebrew translator: I'm not proud working for this administration

Rozenblum said her job is to exactly translate the president’s words from English to Hebrew, even if she disagrees with what he’s saying.

By JTA
30/05/2017
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US President Donald Trump
Netanyahu: Israel doesn’t have ‘diplomatic blank check’ from US

The prime minister told MKs that while Israel is a sovereign country that can make many decisions, and there is a great deal of understanding in Washington for many of Israel’s key positions.

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