US President Donald Trump’s belief that the occupied Golan Heights belongs to Israel is a “delusion” and underscores the US leader’s mental instability, an American scholar and political commentator says.
Trump signed a proclamation on Monday recognizing Israeli “sovereignty” over the Syrian territory of Golan Heights, triggering a global outcry.
Trump signed the decree at the start of a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House.
“Trump’s belief that the Golan Heights belongs to Israel is very much a delusion, sort of like [Venezuelan opposition leader] Juan Guaido’s belief that he is the president of Venezula,” said Kevin Barrett, an author, journalist and radio host in Madison, Wisconsin.
“Trump seems to think that he can just sign a proclamation and change reality,” Barrett told Press TV during a phone interview on Thursday.
“Trump is completely psychotic as he goes around like…