Meant to reaffirm US influence, Antony Blinken’s Middle East visit may have demonstrated its powerlessness.
The language of politics has evolved to a point at which all human considerations are definitively eclipsed by financial reasoning.
The United States is complicit in the decades-long catastrophe that has engulfed the people of Palestine.
What was once officially called a peace process has turned into an annexation party that promises ever more weeping and gnashing of teeth.
Regardless of how one may argue the case of Israeli settlement legality, America’s decision not to consider West Bank settlements illegal drives down the possibility of resolving this decades-long dispute.
Certain that Trump will back him up, Benjamin Netanyahu is seeking to improve his chances in the upcoming election by redefining what sovereignty is and who benefits from it.