But that was exactly the point of this deal: a lot of publicity for the deal-makers, but not much substance to the deal. In fact, this “breakthrough” is mostly a PR boost for the three leaders involved: President Donald Trump, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Mohamed bin Zayed, crown prince of Abu Dhabi. Meanwhile, the costs will be borne by the one party not involved in the arrangement, the Palestinians.
US funding for civilian peacemaking activities in Syria (2013-2019). Funding disbursed, in current dollars, by USAID to support civilian peace-building, conflict prevention and resolution in Syria. DATASOURCE: USAID. WIDGET: factgraphs.org
British citizens in EU countries (2017). An estimated 970,000 British citizens reside in various EU member states. DATASOURCE: UK Office for National Statistics and the United Nations. WIDGET: factgraphs.org