Biased Mediators: The End of Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks, and How It Happened

December 18, 2017 Topic: Security Region: Middle East Tags: IsraelPalestineDonald TrumpJerusalemWest Bank

Biased Mediators: The End of Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks, and How It Happened

Trump should be thanked for forcing home the reality that United States has picked a side.

Clayton Swisher is director of investigative journalism for Al Jazeera Media Network and author of two books on U.S. mediation of the Arab-Israeli conflict. Follow him on @claytonswisher.

Image: A protester holds a sign during a rally to condemn U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital, at Monas, the national monument, in Jakarta, Indonesia, December 17, 2017. Reuters/Darren Whiteside