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Submitted by Ludvikus (United States), Aug 23, 2018 at 10:14

Dear Daniel Pipes,

I believe you don't understand President Trump
because of his style of speech and writing;
he doesn't communicate like Obama.
But he calls the Media Fake - because he himself is the Master of Spin.
For example, when he says that under him they'll get more than under Obama
he effectively means that what he'll give will be by definition more.
Giuliani I think is one of the few people who understands Trump.

Here are the issues and Trump's prospective positions as I see it.

(1) Right of Return.None for Palestinians,because Israel is a Jewish State
and Palestinians want Palestine.

(2) Borders. Israel wants nothing to do with Gaza.And 100% of the West Bank to Israel
would mean making Israel less Jewish over the current 20%.
Jerusalem is already part of Jewish Israel, and Palestinians will be required to settle
for a prospective capital in the suburbs of Jerusalem.

(3) Security requires a current military and police arrangement in favor of Israel.

(4) Hamas in Gaza and Fatah in the West Bank are irreconcilably divided.
So Arab Muslim Cairo wills peak for it,
while Abbas will reject everything always
(Eban:"Palestinians never miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity.").

President Trump isn't biased in favor of Israel;
rather he believes that Israelis right.
By compromise, in the case of Israel,
he means those Israelis
who do not see the benefits of disentanglement from the Palestinians
which he wishes to engineer.

And Trump isn't less persistent,or stubborn, than Abbas.

Furthermore,Trump will not impose terms on Netanyahu.
The fact that Abbas has dropped out
means that terms will only need to be palatable to Bibi.
But Bibi holds a coalition government
with Jewish maximalists included.
So Trump, as the American President can support Bibi
against the minority religious extremists within his coalition.
I assume that these minority parties
believe that G-d will solve the demographic dilemma
in the case of a one-state solution.

In brief, by "the price that Israel must pay for Jerusalem"
I believe Trump means the extremists within Bibi's coalition
who blindly or divinely deny
the unresolved Palestinian Arab Muslim threat since 1948.
Trump will likely pressure Saudis,Egyptians, and Jordanians
to accept his terms as overseen by his Orthodox Jewish team
headed by his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, etc.
Orthodox Jews,unlike the Conservative and Reform, support Israel and its government.

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