Trump’s Plan for Middle East Peace Is to Do the Opposite of Everything Obama Did

Crazy as it may sound, Trump's haphazard approach to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict may succeed where Obama's by-the-book route failed. Nine ways in which their tactics and strategies differ

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U.S. President Donald Trump, left, shakes hands former President Barack Obama during the 58th presidential inauguration in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017.
U.S. President Trump, left, with former President Obama at the inauguration in Washington in January. Visceral as opposed to rational approaches to the peace process.Credit: Carlos Barria / Reuters
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Anshel Pfeffer
Trump vs Obama: How to bring peace to the Middle East
President Trump with Prime Minister Netanyahu during the latter's visit to Washington, D.C. in February. Trump may settle for old formulas but at least he's open-minded.Credit: Pete Marovich/Bloomberg

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