Saudi Arabia

Trump's 'ultimate deal' has legs

According to numerous foreign policy experts one of the main reasons for President Trump's recent visit to Saudi Arabia, Israel and the West Bank was to open a new pathway to a peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians.

Trump wants to be instrumental in concluding such an agreement. As he has proclaimed repeatedly, it would be for him the "ultimate deal."

The developing strategy to break decades of deadlock in the Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations is to enlist the Sunni Arab nations like Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the Gulf States and others in brokering a compromise peace agreement that both sides could live with.

What makes Trump's effort more...