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Dalia Dassa Kaye
U.S. Embassy, Jerusalem, Israel

Hidden Dangers Of Moving The U.S. Embassy To Jerusalem

An embassy move might well inflame Jordan’s population, creating even more pressures on the Jordanian government, which already is battling ISIS and other jihadists forces and bearing a tremendous burden from the Syrian refugee crisis. Jordan’s stability is a core U.S. and Israeli national security interest. At a time when Middle East states are crumbling, does it make sense to risk the stability of a key partner in fighting regional extremism?

December 28, 2016