The Guardian view on Trump’s Palestinian policy: setting fire to the ground

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the Guardian—The Trump administration is the first in history to uncritically back the government of Israel while waging diplomatic war on the Palestinians. This is a recipe for chaos Since Israel was created in 1948 the United States has been the region’s crucial actor. US presidents have brokered peace deals, provided Israel with security guarantees and the Palestinians with reassurance that they have not been abandoned. Washington stood ready to douse a fire if the dry tinder of rage and discontent in the...

Mnuchin’s ‘resistance’ to Trump’s Iran policy… and other commentary. From the right: Kirsten Gillibrand’s Latest Flip-Flop Yet again, observes Becket Adams at the Washington Examiner, New York’s Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has proven that the only consistent thing about her “is that she is consistent about nothing.” Her latest about-face: She didn’t really mean it when she jumped on board the left’s “Abolish ICE” bandwagon....