The Debate

US President Trump recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital

US President Donald Trump has announced that his country is recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and is moving the US embassy from Tel Aviv to the disputed city. What is the logic of this decision? Is he dangling the sword of Damocles to kick-start negotiations or is he simply killing off the Middle East peace process for good? The Palestinians have responded by calling for three days of protests. How deep does the indignation really run?


Produced by Michele BARBERO, Alessandro XENOS, Van MEGUERDITCHIAN.

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