Is Trump’s Golan move another Balfour Declaration? —

Here’s an interesting and informative article from Middle East Monitor on the current crisis surrounding the Golan Heights. Is Trump trying to create a precedent for furthering the US policy of Manifest Destiny, or is he just a clueless idiot?

The Balfour Declaration was issued in 1917 by the then British Foreign Secretary, Arthur Balfour, who viewed “with favour the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people”. Although Balfour’s statement in a letter to a leading Zionist was only 67 words long, its impact has lasted for more than a century.On…

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