Israel

How Trump Changed the World

Column: By defying conventional wisdom on the Middle East and China, he reshaped both political parties

President Trump Hosts Abraham Accords Signing Ceremony On White House South LawnOn Sept. 16 the editorial board of the New York Times did the impossible. It said something nice about President Trump. “The normalization of relations between Israel and two Arab states, the United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain, is on the face of it, a good and beneficial development,” the editors wrote. They even went so far as to say that “The Trump administration deserves credit for brokering it.” I had to read that sentence twice to make sure I wasn’t dreaming. Perhaps the world really is ending.

The ‘Coffee Boy’ Makes Peace in the Middle East

Trump's negotiators buck the wisdom that led to decades of bipartisan failure

Foreign Affairs Minister of Bahrain Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani, Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu, U.S. President Donald Trump, and Foreign Affairs Minister of the United Arab Emirates Abdullah bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan participate in the signing ceremony of the Abraham AccordsWhen Avi Berkowitz was elevated to a top negotiating position on President Donald Trump's Middle East peace team, the appointment of the 29-year-old was met with near-universal derision by so-called experts and the mainstream press.