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Trump and international decisions

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The USA has witnessed a great controversy since Donald Trump assumed its presidency in 2016, for the man, as described by the American media, lacks political diplomacy, violates his constitutional powers, attacks the media according to his personal interests and commits some actions of snobbery with world leaders. He also raised the problem of Mexico and immigrants, attacked North Korea reaching a critical situation, intentionally escalated the economic relations with China, and withdrew from the Iranian nuclear matter blatantly. Also, he is dealing with the Middle East in a clear blackmail manner, in addition to other issues that turned against him the US Congress, which is considering isolating him and reducing his powers in fear of pulling the United States into an unanticipated war.

Among the files that have caused great chaos in this context, is Trump’s peace plan in the Middle East, or what is known as the Deal of the Century to solve the Palestinian cause. Despite his claim to announce his plan several times, he excluded Palestinian rights with practical steps since he took office. He recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on 6 December 2017; he moved the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem on 14 May 2018, thus bypassing the United Nations Resolution 2253 in the emergency special session on 4 July 1967, which called on Israel to cancel the taken measures to change the status of the city of Jerusalem and refrain from it in the........

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