Vivian Bercovici: It took Trump to expose the stupidity of denying Jerusalem's reality
10 monthes ago - By National Post
COMMENT FROM TEL AVIV
“Israel is a sovereign nation with the right like every other sovereign nation to determine its own capital. Acknowledging this as a fact is a necessary condition for achieving peace.” And with that simple, clear statement Wednesday, President Donald Trump exposed the fallacy of what has long been the go-to canard of international diplomacy on the question of the capital of the state of Israel.
No other country has ever had its designated capital rebuffed. By whatever metric - political, historical or religious - the international refusal to recognize Jerusalem as...
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