Trump's endgame: Palestinians boycott US-led Bahrain Conference

The US president has delighted Israel and Gulf allies by ordering fresh sanctions against Iran's leadership. This as a donor conference in Bahrein promises a public-private partnership to develop the Palestinian Territories, an "economy first" approach long espoused by the current right-wing Israeli leadership. Left out is any whiff of compromise on a political solution, hence the boycott of the Bahrain workshop by the Palestinians themselves. So what is Trump's endgame in the Middle East?


Produced by Yi SONG, Juliette LAURAIN and Ingri BERGO

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