Fears of violence as US recognises Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

Dec 6, 2017


Bishop George Browning of Australia Palestine Advocacy Network spoke to ABC PM about Israel continuously shifting the “goalposts” of what the Palestinian leadership must accept in terms of negotiations with Israel.


By Thomas Oriti
Presented by ABC PM

A decision to relocate the US Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem has sparked fears of violent protests across the Arab world.

President Donald Trump is expected to officially recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, setting in motion a move that upends decades of US policy.

Amin Saikal, Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies, Australian National University
Peter Wertheim, Executive Council Of Australian Jewry
Dov Waxman, Professor of Israel Studies, Northeastern University
Daniel Kurtzer, former US ambassador to Israel and Egypt. Professor of Middle East Studies at Princeton University
Bishop George Browning, Australia Palestine Advocacy Network

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