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Trump's Jerusalem pledge rattles Mid-East
Dec 7, 2017 - Australian Financial Review

Washington | Donald Trump plans to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and move the American Embassy there, upending nearly seven decades of US foreign policy and potentially destroying his efforts to broker peace between Israel and the Palestinians.

The US President's decision, a high-risk foray into the thicket of the Middle East, was driven not by diplomatic calculations but by a campaign promise. He appealed to evangelicals and ardently pro-Israel American Jews in 2016 by vowi

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