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Middle East's Dull Response to Jerusalem Decision Shouldn't Come as a Surprise

Haisam Hassanein and Wesam Hassanein

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The Hill

December 29, 2017


The various regional actors who galvanized past protests have lost much of their legitimacy in recent years.

On Dec. 6, President Trump declared Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, causing an uproar among Arab and international officials who warned of impending widespread protests and violence all across the Middle East. However, three weeks after the decision, those pessimistic warnings have mostly been proven futile and overblown...

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