The Palestinian leadership was quick to reject the Trump peace plan, as did the Arab League and many others, including many Israelis. But that is just step one. Here is step 2.
Everyone is selling Trump short.
In August 2017, President Trump declared war on the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) by rejecting its estimate of over 5 million Palestinian refugees, suggesting that the number was more like 500,000.
Forget the two-state solution. This is the solution to the Middle East quagmire.
Here is what the deal might look like...and if it does look like this, it just might work.
President Trump is right to be cautiously optimistic – because he has a plan.
When President Trump arrives in Saudia Arabia and meets with the heads of 50 Muslim countries, expect him to change some longstanding expectations.
For six years now the conflict in Syria and Iraq has defied resolution because there are no good choices.
The history of Israel and its allies is best described as one of conflicting loyalties. One could call it a century of betrayal.
When Nikki Haley said, "We are thinking out of the box as well," she raised the possibility of something else entirely...