Somewhat optimistic about the Abraham Accords

The wild optimism that greeted the oh, so public handshake for peace on the White House lawn between the PLO's Yasser Arafat, no peace be upon him, and Israel's Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, of blessed memory, with a beaming President Bill Clinton (D) in the middle, 27 years ago; the wild optimism that greeted the Camp David Accords, facilitated by President Jimmy Carter (D) between Egypt's President Anwar Sadat, now deceased, and Israel's Prime Minister Menachem Begin, of blessed memory, 41 years ago; the wild optimism that greeted the Israel-Jordan Peace Treaty signed by Jordan's late Prime Minister Abdul-Salam Majali and Yitzhak Rabin 26 years ago also during the Clinton presidency; and the harsh reality that followed each of these events dampen slightly my wild optimism — oh, how I want to believe — about the results of the Abraham Accords signed on the White House lawn between Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the...(Read Full Post)
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