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“The US decision on Jerusalem gave Israeli officials a gift with no strings attached and put a nail in the coffin of the peace process,” Macaron said by e-mail. “There is nothing Pence can say or do during this trip to change that reality.”
“Pence’s fixation with Jerusalem from a biblical lens reflects a narrow-minded approach to US national interests in the Middle East,” he wrote. “It is counterproductive to Washington’s objectives of rallying Arab countries against Iran and having US troops operate in a safe regional environment.”