CrossTalk: ‘Deal Of The Century’

Parts of Jared Kushner’s ‘Deal of the Century’ have been made public and the reception has not been good. Focusing on aid and infrastructure, the deal is silent on the most contentious political issues. And for all intents and purposes, the long-proposed two-state solution appears to be dead. Is the deal of the century dead on arrival?
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With 10 minutes to spare, Trump pulled back from attacking Iran. Reception of this news was split down the middle, depending on how you view the president. What is not talked about is why the US feels compelled to go to war. Washington’s obsession with Iran is hardly over. CrossTalking with Glenn Diesen, John Laughland, and Alexander Mercouris. Also: (Russia Today) – Palestinians are being told to give up most of their country in exchange for a loan

Donald Trump’s plan to offer Palestinians a multibillion investment if they agree to a political solution with Israel will convince the people under occupation that resistance is the only way, Iran’s parliament speaker has said. “While toying with a nation’s dignity is scandalous, this will strengthen resistance movements as Palestinians realize that they can only succeed through resistance,” Ali Larijani told Iran’s IRNA news agency.

“Trump wants to make a deal on the fate of the Palestinian people” when it should be a joint international effort, the speaker added. “An international disarrangement [around Palestine] is largely the responsibility of the Americans.”