Move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem

(Ha'aretz) Don Futterman - No one in Israel imagines Jerusalem will not continue to be the capital of our country or the seat of our government, or that Israel would ever turn over control of Jerusalem to an international agency. There is justice to the move, too. It is one of the quirks of the ongoing appeasement of Arab countries and the Islamic world that the U.S. and all other nations have kept their embassies in Tel Aviv. Long after the Arab oil boycott was relegated to the dustbin of history, this historical oddity remains because of the anticipated apocalyptic response; the peace process would be derailed, or the Islamic world would rise up in revolt. But today, there is no peace process and the Arab world is preoccupied with ISIS, Syria, Iraq and Yemen.

2017-01-06 00:00:00

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