May 26, 2017
Arafat duped Clinton. Will Abbas dupe Trump?
Will President Trump achieve the impossible breakthrough his predecessors were unable to accomplish? Or, like his predecessors, will he fall victim to two-faced Arab Palestinian leadership? Let's not forget how hard President Bill Clinton tried to forge an agreement between Israeli prime minister Ehud Barak and PLO founder Yasser Arafat during the Camp David ll negotiations in 2000. Prior to negotiations, Arafat was all smiles and sounded committed to peace between the Arab Palestinians and Israel. Negotiations dragged on and on. Barak provided Arafat with an incredible offer, which would have placed Israeli security at great risk: virtually 100% of Judea and Samaria, commonly called the West Bank. Jerusalem would have been divided, and eastern Jerusalem would be awarded to the Arab Palestinians. A land bridge between Judea and Samaria and the Gaza Strip was included, effectively splitting Israel in half. Compensation for so-called...(Read Full Article)