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The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Kerry Leaves Israel Unsettled

The secretary of state said Israel is moving in “the opposite direction” of a two-state solution.
Source: Andrew Harnik / AP

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During a speech, Secretary of State John Kerry defended the United States’ abstention from the recent UN Security Council vote condemning Israeli settlements, and warned that Israel is moving in “the opposite direction” of a two-state solution. On Twitter, President-elect Donald Trump accused President Obama of putting up “inflammatory” roadblocks during the transfer of power, adding, “Thought it was going to be a smooth transition—NOT!” Later, Trump told pool reporters the transition is going “very, very smoothly.” Dylann Roof, who was convicted of killing

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