What Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel means for the Middle East

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Abstract

Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and start preparations for the US to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to the contested city, has the potential to further inflame tensions across the Middle East.

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  • Social Sciences Interdisciplinary

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  • Jerusalem, conflict, Israel, Palestine, USA
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publication or newspaperThe Conversation
Publication statusPublished - 2017 Dec 6
Publication categoryPopular science