A reality check.
What if Iran gave it a nuclear weapon?
At stake: Israel’s security and sovereign existence.
Peace isn’t yet an option.
Egypt and Jordan had strong leaders committed to peace; the Palestinians don’t. That makes the views of ordinary Palestinians all the more significant, and worrisome.
And the Israel-Palestinian conflict.
After all, most Egyptians and Jordanians are anti-Israel, too, and yet their countries’ peace agreements have lasted.
So long as Palestinian rejectionism runs rampant, debates about one-, two-, and three-state solutions are for naught.
For Trump’s “Arab-first” approach to work, Arab leaders must trust him.
Putting some pressure on the Palestinians.
A settler’s view.