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Spotlight: The Jerusalem Controversy

President Trump announced on December 6 that the U.S. officially recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and will begin preparations for establishing the American embassy there. The decision was swiftly and roundly condemned throughout the world as injurious to prospects for Israeli-Palestinian peace, likely to destabilize the region, and therefore decidedly detrimental to American interests.

However, as research by Middle East Forum staff and fellows over the years has shown, this three-pronged conventional wisdom is deeply flawed. See the selections at right.

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