Trump the Deal-maker and the Middle East


Casting himself as the best friend Israel could hope for, President Donald Trump is promising, some may say threatening, to unveil his grand plan for a peace “deal” to end the so-called “Middle East problem”.

  • Amir Taheri
  • Gatestone Institute

Trump has always fancied himself as a deal-maker; he has even written a book on the subject.

It is, therefore, no surprise that he might want to put his skill to use on an issue which has defied numerous deal-makers for six decades.

Trump 1a source White House LLLL signing papersWhat are the chances of him succeeding?

The short answer is: nil!

This is no reflection on Trump’s talent for deal-making.

The problem with…

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