Thinking Out of the Box

(Israel Hayom) Zalman Shoval - While U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley reiterated that U.S. policy is two states for two peoples, she added that the U.S. administration is indeed "thinking out of the box as well." In other words, it is not fixed on establishing a Palestinian state here and now. The new U.S. administration has apparently been convinced that a Palestinian state may remain the final destination, but in today's chaotic, extremist and violent Middle East, it would be the equivalent of establishing a base for Islamist terrorism, whether for the Islamic State or for Iran - at any rate, a serious threat to the State of Israel. The writer is a former Israeli ambassador to the U.S.

2017-02-21 00:00:00

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