An American writer and retired professor says President Donald Trump’s decision of the United States recognizing Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s capital will have a boomerang effect, that will weaken the US and leave it isolated.
In a speech at the White House on Wednesday, Trump officially declared Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s capital, saying his administration would also begin a process of moving the American embassy in Tel Aviv to the holy city, which is expected to take years.
James Petras, who has written dozens of books on international issues, told Press TV that “Trump is trying to appeal to Netanyahu and following the orders of the Israeli lobby in the United States that has been so powerful and an influence in the Middle East.”
“They have been pursuing the problem of breaking relations with Iran and ending the nuclear agreement. This is a culmination of this policy by Israel and its influence over the United States,” he…