Rebecca Belleli

Could An American’s Offer To Trump Create More Tension In The Middle East?

Early in the week, Sheldon Adelson, an avid American supporter of Israel, offered to fund the construction of a US Embassy in Jerusalem, in response to Trump’s earlier announcement to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of the Middle Eastern country. The State Department released a statement indicating that they were […]

Syria And Humanitarian Intervention: What Is Needed For Peace?

Syria has been ravaged by war since 2011. Over the many years, this war has persisted, it has drawn the interests of the international community. Its origins sparked over escalated violence towards Assad’s regime, following which rebel brigades went against government forces. In addition, the rise of the Islamic State […]

Trump Recognises Jerusalem As Israel’s Capital

Last Wednesday, President Donald Trump announced the U.S.’ formal recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, and the ensuing plan to move the United States embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. From the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, Trump explained the reasoning behind this as “nothing more or less than […]