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The 'strategic importance' of the Abraham Accords is to protect Israeli colonialism

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06.05.2021

US President Joe Biden has given yet another shard of proof that his policies will follow the legacy of his predecessor Donald Trump. In his first call with the UAE's Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, Biden stressed the importance of normalising relations with Israel within the context of "deflecting tension" and "bringing peace" to the Middle East.

"In that regard, the President underlined the strategic importance of the normalisation of relations between the United Arab Emirates and Israel," said the White House. "He expressed his full support for strengthening and expanding these arrangements."

Former Trump adviser Jared Kushner, meanwhile, announced the launch of the privately funded Abraham Accords Institute for Peace. "Peace" in this context, of course, is a euphemism for profitable trade deals at the expense of the Palestinian people. Israel's Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi will be involved in the organisation, along with Arab diplomats. Robert Greenway, who was top adviser to Trump on the National........

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