The Middle East 'Trump Effect'
Last updated 9/14/2020 at 3:39pm
On Aug. 31, the first ever direct commercial passenger flight from Israel to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) landed in Abu Dhabi. This event and the peace deal between the two countries brokered by the Trump administration is getting virtually no press coverage and yet it is one of the most significant aspects of “The Trump Effect” on foreign relations. It is also why President Trump deserves to receive the Nobel Peace Prize for which he has been nominated.
This is how President Trump makes deals. For decades Middle East peace efforts consisted of brow-beating Israel into accepting con...