Yet he failed to mention why an Arab-Israeli conflict exists: because the Arabs in general and Palestinian Arabs in particular reject Israel’s existence as a Jewish state. Abdullah also said nothing about Palestinian Arab extremism, hate education and terrorism. Some ally, some moderate.
It is time the U.S. acknowledge that these states and leaders who repeat all the rhetoric and propaganda that inflame Arab and Muslim opinion against Israel and the West work actively against peace while pocketing U.S. aid. It is also time to understand that nothing comes of appeasing these regimes and ignoring their extremist actions. They will certainly not moderate and behave like allies unless they are held publicly accountable. It is high time for this tragic farce to stop.