Why Kushner’s Middle East Peace Plan is Doomed
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FEATURING SONYA MEYERSON-KNOX – President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner thinks he knows enough about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to solve it. The White House advisor has apparently been working on a secret peace plan for two years and traveled to Israel in late May to roll it out. But his arrival coincided with political chaos in Israel as newly reelected Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a coalition government.
Meanwhile Kushner’s position on Palestinian self-determination was on full view during a recent Axios interview where he doubted Palestinians’ ability to rule themselves. Separately at a private event State Secretary Mike Pompeo’s remarks were leaked to the Washington Post where he claimed that Kushner’s plan was, “unexecutable.”
Sonya Meyerson-Knox, Media Program Manager with Jewish Voice for Peace.