Should President Trump Have Moved the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem? | 5/14/2018 | IWB
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Following President Trump’s decision to move the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, it is now basically all out war on the border between Gaza and Israel. Israel is today celebrating its 70th anniversary as a sovereign/independent nation and in the same time is facing a huge Palestinian uprising. Ivanka and Jared are now in Jerusalem, along with US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, to commemorate the official opening of the US Embassy in Jerusalem (prior to that, we only had a consulate in Jerusalem). President Trump announced months ago that he’s going to fulfill his campaign promise, acknowledging Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The thing is that Israel as a sovereign nation has the right to determine its own capital, and this is the reality: not Tel Aviv, but Jerusalem is the capital of the Jewish state and of the state of Israel.

Israel’s Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu and many dignitaries were there, very enthusiastic as you may imagine, wildly applauding the official opening of the US Embassy, which by the way, as many had predicted, would be taken years to open instead of months. However, Trump delivered once again, on time and under budget. In response, the Palestinians are now waging another mother of all Intifadas: 35,000 Palestinian protesters were targeting 12 key posts along the border between Gaza and Israel. According to Israeli intelligence, several Palestinians tried to detonate an IED, seeking to kill IDF troops. The terrorists were shot dead. Israelis deployed gas canisters, trying to disperse the protesters, yet the protesters stayed defiant, refusing to leave, shouting “Death to Israel” and “Death to America” (by the way, the US still pays a lot of money to Palestinian Authority, basically funding terrorism). They were throwing rocks, projectiles and God knows what; in response, the IDF used...
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