Donald Trump’s abandonment of the two-state solution descended into dark comedy very quickly

There was laughter. Not because this was an intended joke by Donald Trump, but because his words were so flippant, so careless, so ignorant, so utterly deplorable, that laughter was the only psychological human release available to sane men and women after such tragic frivolity

Donald Trump’s abandonment of the two-state solution descended into dark comedy very quickly

It was almost as funny to listen to the “experts” on US channels trying to summarise Donald Trump’s ravings on the Middle East as it was to listen to his original gobbledegook at his press conference with Bibi Netanyahu.

Unable to understand what the President’s inanities actually meant, the lads and lasses of the satellite channels were telling us that he was not as committed as his predecessor to the “two-state” solution but might favour a “one-state” solution – yet wasn’t ruling out a “two-state” solution. Oh yes, and he’d like Bibi to “hold back” on settlements. Most of the “experts” chose to leave out the pathetic Trump addendum – “for a little bit” – because they had no more idea than Trump what this actually meant.

 

read full article here: with video …:

http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/donald-trump-netanyahu-israel-palestine-two-state-solution-abandoned-west-bank-dark-comedy-a7583101.html

 

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