The accords sought to normalize relations between Israel, Sudan, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates and it worked.
These countries signed on.
“It’s changed the security situation in the Middle East,” a senior U.S. official, referencing the Abraham Accords, said according to CNN. “Our job is to go deeper with the countries that have signed up and to go wider if we can.”
Biden hinted at his goals during remarks in Tel Aviv, Israel, on Wednesday, saying that the U.S. plans to “continue to advance Israel’s integration into the region, expand emerging forums and engagement.“
“Greater peace, greater stability, greater connection. It’s critical. It’s critical, if I might add, for all the people of the region,” the president added.
“We’re very careful about setting objectives, particularly in the Middle East,” a senior administration official said, according to the network. “Where administrations have gotten themselves in deep trouble is by promising the Moon and not being able to deliver and wasting time and resources and investment. Had we launched a peace process, there would have been nobody at the table.”
Peace between Israel and Palestine has always been the goal, and maybe too much of one.
The new approach ushered in by Trump is take the wins, no matter how small.
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