The most obvious reason for the delayed release of Trump’s promised Middle East peace plan is Israel’s unsettled electoral politics. But Palestinian opposition and Arab apathy also limit its prospects.
U.S. acquiescence to Israeli annexation of parts of the West Bank could make Washington’s peace efforts irrelevant.
The Trump Administration’s “deal of the century” will bury the two-state solution.
The Kushner plan is not about peace, but aims to consolidate Israel’s occupation by assuming a Palestinian defeat.
Palestinian-Israeli dynamics today are being driven more by sociology and demography than by diplomacy.
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In Ramallah, the Palestinian Authority has low regard for Donald Trump and is simply waiting for better times.
Israel and its U.S. enablers want no peace talks with the Arabs so that the militarily superior Israelis can impose their terms.
U.S. judges recently accepted an appeal that clears the way for the courts to hear claims against tax-exempt American organizations and prominent donors involved in Israeli settlements.
The present Arab counterrevolution is very likely to lead to further revolutions down the road.