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Israel May Seal the Deal With Morocco, but the U.S. Is Footing the Bill

Netanyahu can boast about the new peace treaties, but Arab countries are not making peace with Israel, rather choosing a reward that suits them in exchange for the diplomatic price they pay

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For many Israelis, the announcement that Morocco is establishing diplomatic relations with Israel came as a surprise. Anyone who has visited Morocco in recent years has been impressed by the hosts’ warm welcome and openness to Israeli tourists, to the point that it seemed as if diplomatic relations had existed between the two countries forever.

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