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Expert Q&A: On Trump’s Pledge to Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem
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Expert Q&A: On Trump’s Pledge to Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem

Following reports that President-elect Trump may move the US embassy to Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem soon after he takes office, the IMEU offers the following expert Q&A with Mouin Rabbani, Senior Fellow with the Institute for Palestine Studies, Policy Advisor to Al-Shabaka: The Palestinian Policy Network, and former Senior Middle East Analyst with the International Crisis Group.

Yousef Munayyer

Yousef Munayyer

Yousef Munayyer is the Executive Director of the U.S. Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation and regular contributor to the Daily Beast’s Open Zion blog.

Diana Buttu

Diana Buttu

Ramallah-based analyst, former legal advisor to Palestine Liberation Organization Chairman Mahmoud Abbas and Palestinian negotiators, and Policy Advisor to Al-Shabaka: The Palestinian Policy Network.

Rashid Khalidi

Rashid Khalidi

One of America's preeminent Middle East scholars. Edward Said Professor of Arab Studies at Columbia University and former advisor to Palestinian negotiators.

Saree Makdisi

Saree Makdisi

Author of Palestine Inside Out: An Everyday Occupation and professor of English and Comparative Literature at UCLA.

Noura Erakat

Noura Erakat

Human rights attorney and activist, Abraham L. Freedman Teaching Fellow at Temple University, Beasley School of Law.

George Bisharat

George Bisharat

Professor at the University of California Hastings College of Law in San Francisco and a senior fellow at the Institute for Palestine Studies.

Laila El-Haddad

Laila El-Haddad

Blogger, political analyst, and activist from Gaza City. Policy advisor with al-Shabaka, the Palestinian Policy Network.

Nadia Hijab

Nadia Hijab

Director of Al-Shabaka, The Palestinian Policy Network and Senior Fellow at the Institute for Palestine Studies.