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Trump Shrugs Off the Two-State Solution

In a surreal joint press conference with the Israeli prime minister, the president effaced a cornerstone of American diplomacy in the Middle East.
Source: Carlos Barria / Reuters

By most accounts, July will mark the 80th anniversary of the two-state solution. It was in 1937 that the British Peel Commission set about to understand why Arab riots had engulfed Mandatory Palestine. “An irrepressible conflict has arisen between two national communities within the narrow bounds of one small country,” the commission concluded. “There is no common

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