Category Diplomacy

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Top EU Diplomat Threatens Israel, Criticizes US Peace Plan

The EU’s top diplomat is warning Israel not to annex any West Bank land and criticizing President Donald Trump’s peace plan. High Representative Josep Borrell threatened to confront Jerusalem if it moved forward with annexation. The new US peace initiative…

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War and Peace: What’s Next in Israeli-Palestinian Drama?

Israeli-Palestinian relations appeared to be on the verge of explosion after President Trump unveiled his peace plan Tuesday. Israel was talking about immediate annexation, while the Palestinians were getting ready to fight. But a day later, both sides stepped back…

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Trump Unveils Good Peace Plan That Nobody Wants

President Donald Trump’s peace plan is clearly tilted in favor of Israel, but offers rewards to both sides. In a parallel universe, it could have been the basis for a promising Israeli-Palestinian peace deal. But in the real world, almost…

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Netanyahu Still Focused on Iran Despite US Peace Plan

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s main focus is still on Iran, even as President Donald Trump prepares to unveil his peace plan. For Netanyahu, peace initiatives and West Bank settlements are clearly important political issues. However, dealing with the Iranian threat…