User: newstrust Topic: Israel-Palestine Conflict
Category: Negotiations
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News Analysis: Trump's rash exit from Syria emboldens Russia and horrifies Israel 15.10.2019 L.A. Times - World News

President Trump's Syria withdrawal, decided after a single phone call, has been a gift to Russia and ISIS while it has worried Israel, other allies.

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Mired in post-election deadlock, Israelis face the prospect of a third vote 21.9.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Publication of the official results of Israel's Tuesday election, three days after balloting ended, did little to challenge the conventional wisdom that Israel is a hopelessly deadlocked country.

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Israeli elections: What do the results reveal? 21.9.2019 BBC: World
Benjamin Netanyahu's political base has fractured, leading to an uncertain future.
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Opinion: Israel's close Netanyahu-Gantz vote is a victory for democracy 18.9.2019 L.A. Times - World News

The nightmare scenario of a government dominated by a nationalist-religious coalition has been averted.

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Israelis vote in second general election in five months 17.9.2019 BBC: World
PM Benjamin Netanyahu fights for a fifth term after failing to form a coalition during the summer.
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Israel's kingmaker — or is it king breaker? — could bring down Netanyahu 17.9.2019 LA Times: Nation

Avigdor Lieberman, a right-wing nationalist and erstwhile ally of Netanyahu, is in the unusual position of having personally triggered not one but two elections this year.

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Israel's election: The most important things to know 17.9.2019 BBC: Front Page
Five things that matter about Israel's second election in just five months.
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Benjamin Netanyahu becomes Israel's longest-serving leader 20.7.2019 BBC: Front Page
Benjamin Netanyahu breaks the record set by Israel's founding father, but he faces an uncertain future.
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Noam Chomsky: Trump Is Consolidating Far-Right Power Globally 4.7.2019 Truthout.com
Trump's foreign policy is a deadly farce that is consolidating the global alliance of right-wing leaders.
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Echoes of FDR in Trump’s Bid for Palestinian Surrender 2.7.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
There’s nothing new about a U.S. president assuming that Palestinians can be bribed into cooperating with Zionist ambitions, writes Lawrence Davidson. By Lawrence Davidson  TothePointAnalysis.com President Donald Trump’s peace plan for the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, or at least the economic side of it,…Read more →
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Jared Kushner’s Bahrain conference won’t work 25.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Twenty-five years ago, Vice President Al Gore asked the two of us to head up a project he was launching to promote Palestinian economic development in support of the still fledgling Oslo peace process. Our effort was called Builders for Peace and brought together an impressive group of American...

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A Trump Middle East peace plan initiative minus Israelis and Palestinians 23.6.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Any U.S. hopes of seeing representatives of Persian Gulf countries publicly greeting Israeli counterparts in Bahrain in the next few days as a means of persuading Palestinians to accept a peace plan apparently came and went.

Instead, a piece of President Trump’s long-awaited Middle East peace plan...

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Trump’s Bipartisan Support for Eradicating the Palestinian Cause 18.6.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
The U.S. is now formally supporting Israel’s efforts at economic pacification, writes Jonathan Cook. By JonathanCook Jonathan-Cook.net The White House’s prolonged financial bullying of the Palestinian Authority, the Palestinians’ government-in-waiting, has reached the point where there are now credible warnings…Read more →
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UN Palestinian Refugee Agency Looking for Support 13.6.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
Unless UNWRA can secure at least $60 million by the end of this month, food aid for over a million Palestine refugees seems uncertain, reports Charlotte Munns.   By Charlotte Munns at the United Nations Inter Press Service The United Nations…Read more →
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The Treacherous Falsification of Palestine-Israel History 9.6.2019 Truthout.com
DePaul University's Jason Hill is perpetuating right-wing myths with no historical or legal basis.
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THE ANGRY ARAB: Rituals of Arab Summitry 5.6.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
After the three-summit confluence in Mecca, As`ad AbuKhalil assesses the consistent role of such gatherings as factories of rhetoric. By As`ad AbuKhalil Special to Consortium News As soon as the news emerged three weeks ago that two oil installations in…Read more →
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US Versus the Palestinian Refugee Agency 29.5.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
The Trump administration’s malevolence towards the UN relief group is a proxy attack on multilateralism and Palestinians’ right to self-determination, critics tell Thalif Deen.  By Thalif Deen at UN Headquarters Inter Press Service The Trump administration continued to display its…Read more →
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THE ANGRY ARAB: Iran’s Military Options 21.5.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
As’ad AbuKhalil weighs Iran’s position at a dangerous point in U.S. relations, but says the prospects of war are not as high as Gulf regimes and Israel want them to be.  By As`ad AbuKhalil Special to Consortium News The crisis…Read more →
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Palestinian Authority No Longer Crying Wolf 16.5.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
Jonathan Cook reports on the bind that Netanyahu has created by withholding tax transfers as a reelection tactic.    By JonathanCook Jonathan-Cook.net We have been here many times before. However, on this occasion even the principal actors understand that the…Read more →
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This is what foreign policy looks like when you have no strategy 15.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Donald Trump once thought foreign policy would be easy.

“We would win if we would just sit down and negotiate — but using our best people,” he wrote as a private citizen in 2008. “We have all the cards.”

So as president he named himself negotiator-in-chief and tried to cajole North Korea’s Kim...

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