Playing with ‘Political Pyromania’? Trump Announces US Embassy Move

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Palestinian protestors burn US and Israeli flags following Trump’s announcement that the US will move its embassy to Jerusalem

[ Ed. note – “These measures are a reward to Israel’s violations of international resolutions and an encouragement for Israel to continue its policy of occupation, settlements, apartheid and ethnic cleansing.”

So says Mahmoud Abbas. The Palestinian Authority President is of course speaking of the announcement, made today by President Trump, that the US will move its embassy to Jerusalem.

Mouin Rabbani, the writer of the article below, believes Trump’s decision constitutes an act of “political pyromania,” and apparently Palestinians are indeed already in the streets of Gaza burning US and Israeli flags. How much further the pyrotechnics may escalate beyond this is hard to say. But for those concerned about the power of AIPAC in Washington, an excerpt from a New York Timesarticle…

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