Trump’s New Approach on Israel-Palestine Just Might Work

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President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shake hands during their joint news conference in the East Room of the White House, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Feb 15, 2017 BY ROGER L SIMON

Many reports on the Bibi Netanyahu/Donald Trump love-fest/press conference Wednesday focused on the minor contretemps between the two leaders regarding the settlements. But that felt like a side show, a scène obligatoire in a very old drama, meant only to be dispensed with to get to the meat of the conflict.

The real headline — and it’s a big one — from the meeting of the two leaders had leaked before they met and was reiterated by Trump afterwards: the new administration no longer necessarily adheres only to the two-state solution. Anything acceptable to the two parties is fine with them as long as it yields a lasting peace.

That should scare the bejesus out of…

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