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Trump’s ‘deal of the century’ is fraudulent

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Donald Trump and his gullible team of foreign policy advisers have kept the rest of the world mildly entertained since the former reality TV host became the US President. The theatrics of Trump’s White House are indeed amusing as long as you are a casual observer with no direct interest in the antics of the so-called leader of the free world.

However, like the little boy who cried wolf, Trump is fooling no one these days, least of all the Arab world, with his juvenile rhetoric. His much vaunted “deal of the century” for Israel and the Palestinians is as fake as his orange tan and mane of blond hair. It is so blatantly pro-Israel that it is fraudulent to suggest otherwise. It is time for those who have influence in Washington to bring an end to this deception, which regards the people of Palestine with contempt and makes a mockery of justice.

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain should at least attempt to stop this humiliating fraud. They all know that there is no agreement or peace in sight for Palestine, no matter how many dollars they try to bribe the Palestinians with on behalf of their American friends. The two-state solution is all but dead and buried, and its rotting corpse is beginning to stink.

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The shallow Jared Kushner, who knows as much about Middle East politics as his father-in-law knows about climate change, is desperate to keep the myth of the “deal of the century” alive, but few people are buying it. Later this month, he is supposed to be launching a Peace for Prosperity workshop in Bahrain. According to Trump and Kushner, mega........

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