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  • in four years, Donald Trump overturned decades of US policy in the Middle East.

  • But how much of that is likely to survive now that there's a new president in the White House, we have such an awful lot to do.

  • Joe Biden is likely to want one.

  • Do many of Trump's changes, but his freedom for maneuver will be limited.

  • Here are some of the main issues at hand.

  • Biden's choice for secretary of state, Antony Blinken, has signaled that countering Iran would be key when it comes to Iran.

  • A couple of things first, President elect Biden is committed to the proposition that Iran will not acquire a nuclear weapon.

  • But he also admitted to the U.

  • S is a long way from rejoining the 2015 Iran nuclear deal designed to restrain Tehran's nuclear program.

  • Trump Heights, Trump Square Trump Train Terminal.

  • The former U.

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  • President certainly left Hiss stamp on Israel, where is widely admired for a staunch support of the country his administration recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, accepted Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights.

  • We will miss him, but hopefully Biden will be as good for Israel a Trump wants.

  • But in the Palestinian territories.

  • No US president was so openly reviled a Senate confirmation Blinken signaled the Biden administration would return to pre Trump diplomatic norms.

  • Only way to ensure Israel's future as a Jewish democratic state end to give the Palestinians the state to which they're entitled is through the so called two state solution.

  • Biden has vowed to restore Palestinian ties cut by Trump through resuming aid on pushing back on Israeli settlement expansion.

  • But Trump legacies are likely to remain like the U.

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  • Embassy's location in Jerusalem.

  • Eitan Gilboa is an Israeli political science expert and says Trump's most important achievements were normalization agreements signed between Israel and the Bahrain, Sudan and Morocco.

  • These agreements have changed the international and regional landscape off the Middle East because for the first time in years and um, opportunity emerged for a comprehensive Arab Israeli peace, Prime Minister Netanyahu and Trump have established very close and intimate relationship.

  • Uh, this represents an aberration in American Israeli relations that will not continue with the Biden administration.

  • Congratulations President Joe Biden.

  • Diplomatic deals are likely to remain as they have bipartisan support in Washington on brought a strategic realignment of middle east countries against Iran.

  • Thank you.

  • Welcome as my mom would say, God love you all.

  • We got a lot of work to do.

in four years, Donald Trump overturned decades of US policy in the Middle East.

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Will Trump's Middle East policy will survive?

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/01/23
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