The US administration’s Israeli-Palestinian peace deal will most likely only further raise tensions, former ICWA fellow Neri Zilber (Israel, 2011-2013) writes for The Daily Beast.

“Standing beside a beaming and clapping Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu,” he writes, “Trump laid out the broad strokes of a plan that would see Israel maintain all of its settlements in the West Bank and control over all of Jerusalem and its holy sites.” The Palestinian leadership says the plan is “dead on arrival.”

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