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8th December 2017 - Fox News

Happening Now

John Hannah

FDD's John Hannah discusses President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on Fox News' Happening Now.

7th December 2017 - KTLK

Justice & Drew

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD's Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel as well as the UK's recently-thwarted terror plots on KTLK's Justice & Drew.

7th December 2017 - Fortune

Jerusalem Is Already Israel’s Capital. Trump Just Made it Official.

Jonathan Schanzer

Unrest is spreading across the Middle East. Anti-American protests have erupted in Jordan, Egypt, Bahrain, Turkey, the West Bank, Gaza Strip, and beyond. The State Department has issued a worldwide warning for U.S. citizens. And it’s all because U.S. President Donald Trump said he intends...

7th December 2017 - WMAL

Mornings on the Mall

Jonathan Schanzer

FDD's Jonathan Schanzer discusses President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on WMAL's Mornings on the Mall.

7th December 2017 - Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Jonathan Schanzer

FDD's Jonathan Schanzer discusses President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on The John Batchelor Show.

7th December 2017 - Quoted by Amir Tibon - Haaretz

Analysis: Can Kushner’s Peace Plan Recover From Trump’s Jerusalem Bombshell?

Jonathan Schanzer

Jared Kushner's speech on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict earlier this week had even skeptics wondering if the Trump administration might achieve the unachievable. And then Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

7th December 2017 - Quoted by Joyce Karam - The National

Experts react to Trump’s Jerusalem decision: A diplomatic upgrade or end of the peace process?

Jonathan Schanzer

US President Donald Trump threw another political bombshell into the Middle East sphere on Wednesday, upending Washington’s longtime cautious position by recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and initiating the move of the US embassy in the years to come.

7th December 2017 - The Jerusalem Post

Bill Against Israel – Boycott Advances in Munich

Benjamin Weinthal

Legislators from the two main parties in the Munich City Council voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday in a committee meeting to approve a bill that would outlaw municipal funding and public space for Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions activity targeting the Jewish state.

6th December 2017 - Quoted by Louis Nelson - Politico Europe

Trump’s plan to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital met with global condemnation

Jonathan Schanzer

The U.S. will officially recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and begin the process of moving its embassy there from Tel Aviv, President Donald Trump announced Wednesday, making good on a campaign promise that critics fear could shut the door on Israeli-Palestinian peace talks and...

6th December 2017 - Quoted by Louis Nelson and Matthew Nussbaum - Politico

Trump says U.S. recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, despite global condemnation

Jonathan Schanzer

The U.S. will officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and begin taking steps to move its embassy there from Tel Aviv, President Donald Trump announced Wednesday, making good on a campaign promise that critics fear could shut the door on Israeli-Palestinian peace talks and...

6th December 2017 - BBC Radio

The World Tonight

Jonathan Schanzer

FDD's Jonathan Schanzer discusses President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on BBC Radio's The World Tonight.

6th December 2017 - WINA

The Schilling Show

Boris Zilberman

FDD's Boris Zilberman discusses President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on The Schilling Show.

6th December 2017 - Fox News

Happening Now

Jonathan Schanzer

FDD's Jonathan Schanzer discusses the move of the American embassy to Jerusalem on Fox News' Happening Now.

6th December 2017 - Citado por El Ojo Digital

Trump y el reconocimiento de Jerusalén como capital de Israel: implicancias

En su rol de candidato presidencial y al hablarle a un grupo de simpatizantes estadounidenses de la causa israelí, Donald Trump había prometido que, de ser elegido, 'mudaremos la embajada estadounidense a la capital eterna del pueblo judío, Jerusalén'.

6th December 2017 - Quoted by Sean Savage - Jewish News Service

Trump, often polarizing, draws broad Jewish and Christian support on Jerusalem

Boris Zilberman

It’s not often that the American Jewish community is united on issues pertaining to President Donald Trump, or on any political topics for that matter. But Trump’s Dec. 6 recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and his expression of the intent to move the U.S. embassy to that city...

6th December 2017 - Quoted by Eleena Frisco - Tribu Magazine

Damascus accuses Israel of coordinating airstrikes with ‘terrorists’

David Adesnik

Arab media reported that Israeli warplanes struck the Jamarya military installation and research center on the outskirts of Damascus overnight; this, just days after the destruction of an Iranian weapons facility near the Syrian capital was attributed to Israel.

6th December 2017 - Quoted by Joel Gehrke - The Washington Examiner

Tom Cotton: Iran threat made Trump’s Jerusalem decision easier

Jonathan Schanzer

A growing partnership between Israel and Arab leaders arrayed against the threat of Iran likely made it easier for President Trump to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, according to a leading Republican senator.

6th December 2017 - Quoted by Oren Dorell - USA Today

Trump’s Jerusalem plan signals to Palestinians — the less you give up, the more you lose

Jonathan Schanzer

President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital sends a stark message that Palestinians should abandon their all-or-nothing demands in peace talks and applies subtle pressure on the Jewish state to make concessions, analysts said Wednesday.

5th December 2017 - Quoted by Matthew R.J. Brodsky - The Weekly Standard

With Syria Strikes, Israel Atempts to Send a Message to Trump and Putin

Tony Badran

When it comes to Syria, Israel has a message and the government hopes a wider audience is listening. It was delivered in the form of two strikes inside Syria over the last week. By itself, an Israeli strike inside Syria is nothing extraordinary.

5th December 2017 - Quoted by Rhys Dubin and Robbie Gramer - Foreign Policy

Trump to Announce Recognition of Jerusalem

Jonathan Schanzer

President Donald Trump will fulfill a controversial campaign promise to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and instruct the State Department to prepare moving the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv, despite sharp protests and warnings from allies around the world.

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