Senior Palestinian Official: World Ruled By U.S. Will End Within Three Years

TEL AVIV – A senior Palestinian official said Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is locked in “confrontation” with the Trump administration over its recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and that the days when the world is led by the U.S. are numbered, the London-based Saudi newspaper Asharq al-Awsat reported on Wednesday.

In this Sept. 21, 2011 file photo, Palestinian spokesman Nabil Shaath speaks at a press conference during the 66th United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters. Palestinians are increasingly questioning their leaders’ strategy of reaching statehood through negotiations with Israel after more than two decades of failures. A majority believes …

3 New Dangers That Should Sink Iran Deal–But Won’t

Three new dangers have emerged in the last few days alone that should scuttle any nuclear deal with the Iranian regime. If President Barack Obama were truly concerned about American security, he would have ended negotiations, told Congress to pass new sanctions, and prepared the armed forces for military action as a last resort. Instead, out of narcissism and a fear of war at all costs, he is pursuing a peace at any price–one that guarantees war in the future on unfavorable terms.

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7 Foreign Policy Blunders That Spell Danger on Iran

President Barack Obama has made it clear that a nuclear deal with Iran is one of his top priorities this year. Disarmament has, in fact, been the only constant in his foreign policy, not just since taking office in 2009 but since his college days at Columbia. Yet as negotiations have broken one deadline after another, America’s allies–especially Israel and Saudi Arabia–have become alarmed, fearing a weak deal that will leave Iran on the cusp of nuclear armament. Five key foreign policy blunders reinforced those fears.