Thursday, December 28, 2017

Assessing the Islamic World's Ho-Hum Response to Trump's Jerusalem Declaration

By Prof. Hillel Frisch

Jerusalem, photo via Pixabay
BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 700, December 28, 2017
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Arab and western leaders alike responded to President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital with dire warnings of imminent uproar. That uproar didn’t materialize, probably because the Islamic world is too mired in its own domestic problems to mobilize over Jerusalem.

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