Trump is a wild card on Middle East issues. But if his pro-settler advisors hold sway, Democrats must sharpen their message and keep daylight between themselves and the president.
Mitchell Plitnick is the Vice President of the Foundation for Middle East Peace. Follow him on Twitter: @MJPlitnick
For Natan Sharansky, the question of the occupation (and its human rights abuses) is an internal Israeli matter. The Palestinians? They're invisible, and play no part in deciding their own fate.