By Steve Bramer, Breaking Israel News—
The Middle East would require a bold American leader to jumpstart peace negotiations in Jerusalem, if such a process is even possible. Since the mid-1970s, many presidents have tried but all have failed. The only way to ensure that the Palestinian Arab leadership gets serious about negotiations is to announce the relocation of the American Embassy to Jerusalem. This iconoclastic decision (no country recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital) is essential to convince the Arab world that American support for the Jewish State is rock solid. Otherwise, many Arabs will continue to believe that the Jews will eventually be forced out of “Palestine,” thereby eradicating Israel.
At the end of May, the president unfortunately followed the example of Presidents Obama, Clinton, and Bush by failing to enact the will of Congress by postponing the law’s implementation for another six months. By postponing the move of the US Embassy to Jerusalem, President Trump missed his first opportunity to accede to the 1995 law mandating the recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. He will have another opportunity at the end of the year to let the law take effect. It is imperative that President Trump do so. How? Simply by taking no action impeding it.
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