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‘There’s a New Sheriff in
Town’: U.S. Officials Say Jerusalem
Embassy Move Was Long Overdue

Haaretz [Tel Aviv, Israel], by Dina Kraft

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 5/14/2018 9:14:01 AM

U.S. administration officials and Republican senators in Jerusalem for Monday’s inauguration of the new U.S. Embassy hailed President Donald Trump’s decision to move it, as well as his withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, as evidence of renewed American leadership in the Middle East and the world. “By recognizing Jerusalem as the capital on the [election] campaign and making it happen in the first part of his presidency signals to everyone, including the North Koreans, that there’s a new sheriff in town,” said Sen. Lindsey Graham (South Carolina), who is leading a delegation of four Republican senators attending

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Blackeagle, 5/14/2018 9:19:37 AM     (No. 11631998)

For what it´s worth, the embassy is located in West Jerusalem, the part that was part of Israel after the 1947 war. Thus it was, unlike the Old City part of Israel before the 1967 war. Thus the Arabs should have no beef as it is not up for any "return" under any 2-state solution of which I am aware.

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