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Forced postponement of the deal of the century

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It seems that the deal of the century’s godfather, Jared Kushner, advisor to US President Donald Trump, is convinced that it is possible to proceed with the deal despite the obstacles hindering it. Bahrain is still due to host a conference in two weeks (25-26 June), a conference that is supposed to launch the economic aspect of the deal. Kushner is also promoting the deal to concerned international parties supporting and sponsoring the deal, as if the path to the deal is clear. However, this optimism is not based on any real facts that indicate the approach of implementing the deal, let alone its success. The situation in the region is suffering from fragility and a sensitive balance that can collapse at any moment, especially since it is complicated and connected, either by influential players in the region, such as Iran, or due to geostrategic connections, such as the Syrian, Lebanese and Iraqi issues. The situation is the same with Yemen, the Gulf, the Horn of Africa and the Red Sea.

Washington tried to calm the situation and made additional efforts to avoid the mines hidden on the path of the deal. It pushed strongly for calming the situation in Syria and........

© Middle East Monitor