Hey Terry,

I'm not claiming otherwise. I deliberately didn't want to share my opinion on Trump's presidency in this story as this is not my main point. As stated, I think that for better or worse, Trump changed some of the old "rules" that were used in the Middle Eastern "game". He approached things differently, some said it was foolish or showed lack of understanding. It might still be true, by the way. However, this set-off a process that could have happen years ago, but for many reasons didn't. That was my point - Trump being Trump, with all of the pros and cones of that statement, managed to broker peace. He joined a small club of presidents, but did it very differently.

And as to what happened to Sadat, and later to Rabin - that's true, peace in the Middle East is complicated. But is that a reason not to try?

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