Nina Burleigh says that what looked like chaos or ad-hoc decision-making by Trump in the early days of the pandemic was, in fact, deeply rooted in ideology.
Tag: Jared Kushner
THE ANGRY ARAB: Machinations in the Gulf
Trump was too busy nursing his grudge to bother with overseas matters, but both his son-in-law and secretary of state rushed through a package of foreign policy initiatives and policies, writes As`ad AbuKhalil.
THE ANGRY ARAB: UAE Normalization With Israel a Gift to Trump
As`ad AbuKhalil says Muhammad bin Zayid was happy to provide the U.S. president with the foreign-policy gimmick he needed.
The Deceptive Trump, UAE-Israel ‘Peace Deal’
Among the most brutal realities for Palestinians is loss of support from Arab states, who pay lip service to their own populations, while drawing closer to Israel with economic interests and Iran in mind, write Medea Benjamin and Ariel Gold.
US Palestinian Advocates Condemn UAE-Israel Deal
American activists, journalists, human rights advocates and a member of Congress have blasted the Israel-UAE diplomatic recognition for selling out the Palestinian people.
The Greatest Show on Earth
The odd feature of this singular situation is that we’ve come to accept as (more or less) normal persons and actions that would have struck everyone as patho-normal just a few decades ago, writes Michael Brenner.
Who Made the Palestinian Authority a ‘Police State?’
Jonathan Cook unpacks a revealing exchange between Trump’s son-in-law and CNN’s Fareed Zakaria.
THE ANGRY ARAB: Trump ‘Solves’ the Arab-Israeli Conflict
This plan goes beyond all previous U.S. commitments to Israel and of course it too will not work, writes As’ad AbuKhalil.
PATRICK LAWRENCE: Trump’s Weakness for Power
Coercive might and money may be all that matter in Manhattan real estate. But they are bound to sink the president’s take-all-you-want “deal of the century” for Israel.
The Art of No Mideast Deal
Donald Trump once advertised an Israeli-Palestinian peace plan as his greatest achievement-in-the-making, but like many of the president’s negotiations, the Kushner-Greenblatt strategy is a one-sided bargain, writes Patrick Lawrence.