As someone who has many friends that are Jewish, I find myself very unhappy with the decision by the Trump administration to move the embassy to Jerusalem. Trump claimed that he would work hard to bring peace between Israel and Palestine; however, within less than a year he has essentially given up on that possibility and went to teh extreme. This has set off chaos and protests by Palestinian people, he has made Palestinians and Jewish people much less safe, and he has caused regression of the peace talks. Trump is simply unfit to be President of the United States. He makes every situation worse and this decision to move the embassy was a very bad decision, especiallyw hen he alleged he was negotiating. However, I must admit that I do not see the U.S. actually followig through on this as I think the sixth month waiver makes it less likely, but the mere fact that he did this was catastrophic. Read More below.
Muslim leaders reject Trump’s decision on Jerusalem
The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has rejected the US’ decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, the group’s secretary general announced. Yousef al-Othaimeen, speaking on Wednesday at the opening of an OIC summit in Istanbul, urged OIC leaders to work together to present a united response to the move.