On today's show, Haaretz's diplomatic correspondent Noa Landau joins host Simon Spungin to discuss the fallout from U.S. President Donald Trump's peace plan, unveiled to much fanfare in Washington last week.
We discuss Prime Minister Netanyahu's indecent haste to claim that the Americans had given Israel the green light to annex its West Bank settlements – despite the Administration's insistence that this is not the case – as well as his own contribution to the plan: the possibility of stripping some Israeli Arabs of their citizenship and forcing them to live under Palestinian rule.
– Haaretz Weekly Ep. 60
Netanyahu’s ‘annexation nation’ is ready to strike again. ListenHaaretz Weekly Ep. 60
We also ask what Israel (and/or Netanyahu) stand to gain from diplomatic relations with Sudan and what has happened with those countries which have vowed to move their embassies to Jerusalem.
Recommended related reading:
Trump Made Clear His Position on Annexation, All Netanyahu Had to Do Was Listen / Noa Landau
Israel-Sudan Ties Have Been Warming for Years, but It Doesn't Hurt to Out Them Before an Election / Noa Landau
Netanyahu Suggested to U.S. Moving Israeli Arabs to Future Palestinian State, Sources Say / Noa Landau and Amir Tibon
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