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Why the pro-Palestinian Left Doesn't Want to Be Part of the 'Circle of Peace'

For long decades, the left threatened and cajoled Israelis: Only ending the occupation would usher in normalization with the Arab world. Gulf states, Trump, and now Biden have buried that equation

Anshel Pfeffer
Anshel Pfeffer
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They said the Abraham Accords were another empty PR stunt by the Trump administration, and that once someone else was in charge in the White House, the old diplomatic orthodoxy – whereby any real engagement between Israel and the Arab states would be conditional on the Palestinian issue – would return.

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