Middle East

Hosting Palestinian Leader, Trump Promises Middle East Peace

04prexy-master768President Trump plunged into the other side of Middle East peacemaking on Wednesday as he met for the first time with the Palestinian leader, Mahmoud Abbas, and committed himself to pulling off “the toughest deal” in the world. Hosting Mr. Abbas at the White House, Mr. Trump said he would do “whatever is necessary” to bring together the Palestinians and Israelis, who have been warring over the same small patch of land for generations. But he gave no sense of how he would achieve such a goal or exactly what an agreement might look like. “We want to create peace between Israel and the Palestinians,” Mr. Trump said. “We will get it done. We will be working so hard to get it done. It’s been a long time.”…..Read More