What Does Trump's Jerusalem Decision Mean for Iran?
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Farhad Rezaei

Politics, Middle East

The decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has drawn the Muslim world's gaze away from Iran.

Breaking with decades of U.S. foreign policy and defying the international opposition, on December 6, 2017, President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. He also promised that in time, the American embassy in Tel Aviv would be moved to Jerusalem.

Trump was acting on October 23, 1995, congressional “Jerusalem Embassy Act of...


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