Trump's Peace Plan

A militarized Palestinian state on Israel's doorstep would be a liability

It is absolutely beyond the pale for Israel to make any commitment, even conditional, to upgrade the Palestinian Authority into a state.

By ARYEH ELDAD
21/05/2020
U.S. President Donald Trump winks at Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as they discuss a Mi
Hints of settlement evacuations in Trump's peace plan - settlers

"If the result of this agreement is the creation of a terror state in Judea and Samaria, then we are ready to give up on sovereignty" – Yesha Council head David Elhayani.

Can Israel implement Trump's 'Peace Plan' and still appease Jordan?

Can Israel take advantage of a "historic opportunity" while preserving Israel’s peace treaties?

18/05/2020
King of Jordan Abdullah II addresses the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France January 15, 2020.
King of Jordan threatens confrontation with Israel over annexation

King Abdullah II of Jordan said that if Israel fulfills its promise to annex the Jordan Valley, it will lead to a 'massive' confrontation.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
15/05/2020
Annexation lacks majority support among Israelis - poll

A majority of Israeli-Jews (51.7%) supported annexation and 8.8% of Israeli-Arabs supported it, while 27.9% of Israeli-Jews opposed it and 51.9% of Israel-Arabs were against it.

THEN-US vice president Joe Biden embraces Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem in 2016.
Where Biden would break from Trump on Israel

Biden has made no secret of his opposition to the Trump peace plan.

07/05/2020
PA slams US envoy over annexation remarks

Nabil Abu Rudaineh, spokesman for the PA presidency, said the Palestinians rejected Friedman’s claim that it was up to Israel to decide on the plan.

Border police forces on their way to the Kumi Ori outpost on the outskirts of the Yitzhar settlement
By talking settlement blocs, Gantz could be looking to a post-Trump era

Why would Gantz start talking about the long-forgotten idea of settlement blocs, a concept that is way less than the solution Trump has floated?

European Union flags fly outside the European Commission headquarters in Brussels
Coronavirus trumps Trump peace plan at EU foreign policy meeting

The EU initially reacted to the Trump plan right after its release in January, calling for a two-state solution based on past UN resolutions.

Erekat: West Bank E1 road start of annexation and apartheid

Palestinians and the international community have argued that E1 makes their future state non-contiguous and therefore unviable.

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