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Abbas’ Rants Over Jerusalem Embolden US, Israel Adversaries

Grant Rumley
24th January 2018 - Quoted by Steve Emerson - Newsmax

In recent weeks, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has been having a tough time grappling with reality. Ever since President Donald Trump declared Jerusalem as Israel's capital last month, Abbas continues to lash out and reveal his true colors.


As Grant Rumley, research fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and expert on Palestinian politics, argued this week, Abbas has "morphed into a bureaucratic tyrant at home, hostile to America and downright incendiary towards Israel" and that his reign "alienated his people leaving them disillusioned and disenfranchised."


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