Trump is seeing how hard it can be to land the ‘ultimate’ deal between Israel and the Palestinians

July 3, 2017   |   Category: Prophecy News   |   Tags: , ,

President Trump boasted during the election that his real estate background could help him succeed where other U.S. presidents have failed in making what he calls the “ultimate” land deal — a peace settlement between Israel and the Palestinians.Once he took office, he dived into the seemingly in­trac­table conflict immediately and personally, and named his son-in-law and a trusted family lawyer as would-be peace envoys.“There is no reason there’s not peace between Israel and the Palestinians — none whatsoever,” Trump said in April.But five months into the job, Trump is learning that enthusiasm, business acumen and family connections go only so far, and that a strong pro-Israel stance doesn’t mean Israeli leaders will see things his way.The peace effort he launched is at a pivot point. But the negotiating team is reckoning with the limits of the goodwill extended to the new administration and the hardened positions on both sides that helped sink previous U.S. peace efforts.At times, the small U.S. negotiating team has appeared buffeted by dueling leaks to Israeli and Palestinian media outlets, each painting the other side as the obstacle. Some commentary cast senior adviser Jared Kushner as a babe in the Mideast woods.

 

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