And although Trump claims that no sources or methods were discussed, the Israelis differ.
Instead, a series of mini-crises have cast a cloud over the visit. However, as one remembers the return of Gaza to the Palestinians, it was hardly the beginning of a peaceful era between Gaza and Israel. This information was shared with US authorities under the strict understanding that it would not be given to other agents - let alone with Russian Federation, an ally of Israel's greatest adversary Iran.
The trio reportedly succeed in convincing the president - who has publicly and consistently spoken highly of America's ally Israel - to hold off on moving the embassy imminently, for fear that it would upset Muslim leaders in the Middle East.
Such a decision, Arab leaders say, would inflame the Arab street and could lead to an increase in extremism. While the probability of the "ultimate deal" seems as slim as ever, Trump will begin with the more achievable first step that his predecessors took: trying to goad the parties back to the negotiating table. It's not going to impact that relationship in any way. But, Eran told VICE News, "There is a tendency to say, 'Mr". Do you think the president is overestimating his abilities, underestimating the complexity?
Among the main bones of contention are Netanyahu insisting that the Palestinians recognise Israel as the nation state of the Jewish people and the Palestinians calling for a halt to Israeli settlement building in the West Bank.
Days of Israeli outrage later, the White House hasn't changed their mind.
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The position is different from an independent counsel, the role in which Ken Starr investigated Bill Clinton throughout the 1990s. Trump himself had already contradicted that explanation, telling interviewers earlier that he had already chose to dismiss Comey.
The Palestinian health ministry said the victim succumbed to his wounds on Thursday, shortly after being shot at by the settler who fired live ammunition on the protesters near a military checkpoint in the village of Huwwara, local Ma'an News Agency reported.
However, Prime Minister Netanyahu ordered his staff not to react in any way to the recent scandals in the United States, including the leakage of information, Israeli intelligence to the Russians.
Earlier this week, a senior US official reportedly said the Western Wall is in the West Bank - not Israel - during a heated exchange with the Israeli delegation helping to plan the president's visit. "The US embassy said you can't do that".
President Donald Trump, who is scheduled to visit Israel next week, has not ruled out inviting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to join him as he visits Jerusalem's Western Wall, Trump said.
Since the announcement of the president's travel plans, there has been some speculation that he would use the occasion to fulfill his campaign promise to move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
Since 1995, American presidents have balked on a law committing the U.S.to moving the embassy. But there's been - it's an issue that's had serious consideration. The president has opted to put his son-in-law Jared Kushner in charge of Middle East policy. He has until June 1 to decide on whether to move the embassy, or keep it in place for an indefinite amount of time. "Many of us had such high expectations that Trump would be ideal on Israel, but it turns out that Trump is only good on Israel".
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