Tagged: Trump

Denied Entry to US, Palestinian Diplomat Hanan Ashrawi on US “Peace Plan” & Israeli Political Crisis News Roundup
Democracy Now!

Denied Entry to US, Palestinian Diplomat Hanan Ashrawi on US “Peace Plan” & Israeli Political Crisis

Israel will hold new elections after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a coalition government in six weeks of negotiations following the April 9 election. This marks the first time in Israeli history a prime minister-designate has failed to form a coalition government.

about 2 weeks ago
The Trump-Kushner “Deal of the Century” Was Just Torpedoed By Israel’s Political Chaos Op-Eds & Analysis
Alex Kane, VICE

The Trump-Kushner “Deal of the Century” Was Just Torpedoed By Israel’s Political Chaos

Jared Kushner arrived in Israel Wednesday looking to make a deal — but his negotiating partner was, to put it mildly, distracted. While President Trump’s son-in-law was readying his framework for Israeli-Palestinian talks, Israeli legislators were busy doing something they’ve never done before: dissolving the Parliament after failing to form a government.

about 2 weeks ago
The Case For a Democratic One-State Solution for Israelis and Palestinians Op-Eds & Analysis
George Bisharat, Los Angeles Times

The Case For a Democratic One-State Solution for Israelis and Palestinians

President Donald Trump has promised he will soon unveil his “Deal of the Century” for Palestinians and Israelis. But it is unlikely to do much more than consecrate a reality that has prevailed for decades: Israelis living within the borders of historic Palestine will enjoy full freedoms and political rights, while a majority of Palestinians living within the same space will remain largely disenfranchised and voiceless.

about 2 weeks ago
The Trump-Kushner Peace Plan Looks Doomed Already Op-Eds & Analysis
Ishaan Tharoor, The Washington Post

The Trump-Kushner Peace Plan Looks Doomed Already

The Trump administration unveiled Sunday its first significant move in a plan to forge peace between Palestinians and Israelis.

about 2 weeks ago
Palestinian Business Leaders Reject Trump’s Economic Overture News & Analysis
David M. Halbfinger, The New York Times

Palestinian Business Leaders Reject Trump’s Economic Overture

Promising tens of billions of dollars in foreign investment as part of its peace plan for the Mideast, the Trump administration announced an “economic workshop” in Bahrain next month to show Palestinian business leaders the potential windfall they would reap under the American proposal, which has yet to be publicly disclosed.

about 2 weeks ago
Palestinian Lawyer On The Trump Peace Plan News & Analysis
Christiane Amanpour, CNN

Palestinian Lawyer On The Trump Peace Plan

"I actually don't really think there is a plan," says Diana Buttu. "I think what we're seeing right now is the implementation of Trump's wishes and Trump's desires."

on April 3, 2019
Trump’s Twitter Habits Are Affecting How Local Politicians Behave Online Op-Eds & Analysis
Ann E. Marimow, The Washington Post

Trump’s Twitter Habits Are Affecting How Local Politicians Behave Online

President Trump has said he values his rapid-fire Twitter barrages because they allow him to speak directly to nearly 60 million followers — and his lawyers insist it is perfectly fine and legal if that conversation flows only one way when he blocks select critics.

on April 3, 2019
Trump’s Latest Tweet Could Hand The Election To Netanyahu In Israel Op-Eds & Analysis
Alex Kane, VICE

Trump’s Latest Tweet Could Hand The Election To Netanyahu In Israel

With a single tweet, President Donald Trump turned what was once a right-wing Israeli fantasy into reality with his announcement that it was time for the U.S. to recognize Israel’s control of the Golan Heights.

on April 3, 2019
Why I Choose To Stay In Palestine Read more: https://forward.com/scribe/414776/why-i-choose-to-stay- Op-Eds & Analysis
Sam Bahour, Forward

Why I Choose To Stay In Palestine Read more: https://forward.com/scribe/414776/why-i-choose-to-stay-

Unlike most Palestinians living under Israeli military occupation, I could pick up and leave at a moment’s notice. Still, I stay, even as President Trump wreaks havoc on us.

on December 3, 2018
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