It appears the vast majority of congress members are determined to widen the power disparity between Israelis and Palestinians in almost every way possible
Aaron Magid is a graduate student at Harvard University specializing in Middle Eastern Studies. He has written articles on Middle Eastern politics for The New Republic, Al-Monitor and Haaretz. He tweets at @AaronMagid.
It's legitimate to blast the U.S. president for alienating the Palestinians and distancing peace. But stopping there is a cop-out: Congress has consistently widened the power disparity between Israelis and Palestinians in almost every way
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