Climate Progress : Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital hurts allies in the Middle East

Upending decades of foreign policy and diplomatic efforts, President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced that the United States would officially recognize Jerusalem — a disputed territory and the subject of negotiations between Israelis and Palestinians — as the Israeli capital. Citing a 1995 law adopted by the U.S. Congress, Trump said he has “determined that it

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