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How does Trump's Jerusalem plan serve U.S. interests? It doesn't, analysts say

One of the guiding principles of international relations is that nations act out of their own self-interest. So how does President Donald Trump’s expected announcement to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and eventually move the U.S. Embassy to the city advance U.S. foreign policy objectives? advertisement It doesn’t, according to analysts. Some also warned Trump's decision could damage peace-building efforts in the Middle East as well as America’s credibility as a respected world power. “It’s very dif ...