The Knesset on Thursday approved a controversial ‘national law,’ which Arab assembly members have blasted as ‘anti-democratic’ and ‘extremist’ in nature.
The people who serve “Trumpian diplomacy” are ultra-radical, neocon and pro-interventionists. When the other ultra-radical leaders in the region are taken into consideration, the region’s future does not appear to be bright.
The Middle East as a whole has to live with a reality where the U.S. not only fails to provide leadership but reduces its role to supporting the Israeli cause with a few regional backers. A U.S. policy designed to appease the American evangelicals and the Netanyahu government can only spell further disaster.
The first mission for the leaders of the Islamic world would be to display unwavering solidarity with the Palestinian cause and oppose unilateral provocations to determine the international status of Al-Quds.
The increasing unilateralism in U.S. foreign policy has inevitably led to the increasing isolation of the country.
Trump tries to consolidate his government’s power at home and abroad by supporting Israel’s ambitions though it further upset the balance in the Middle East.
The U.S. government’s decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem is a turning point in history and will fuel instability and violence in the Middle East.
“The Arab world is dead. The several remaining stable Arab countries have encouraged and even supported Israeli aggression against Palestinians.”
In protest of the U.S. embassy opening in Jerusalem, 58 Palestinians have been killed and 2,700 have been injured by the Israeli security forces.
As the political and social atmosphere in the international system is rapidly evolving in favor of discriminatory figures, the warm meeting between Erdogan and the pope was extremely valuable.