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Friday, 17 February 2017

Arabs wary of Donald Trump’s Middle East policy shift

Arabs wary of Donald Trump’s Middle East policy shift:

"After Donald Trump stood alongside Benjamin Netanyahu and said that Washington was no longer committed to a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestine conflict, members of Israel’s rightwing could barely conceal their delight.

But the Arab response has ranged from outright hostility to a more cautious reaction in countries that have discreetly been drawing closer to Israel.

At a stroke on Wednesday, Mr Trump pulled back from a principle that has been a core of US policy in the Middle East — and the dream of Palestinians — for more than two decades."



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