White House Senior Advisor Jared Kushner, discussed the upcoming 'deal of the century' and said that 'if people focus on the old traditional talking points, we will never make progress.' In an interview at the 2019 TIME 100 Summit, Kushner mentioned the Arab peace initiative of 2002 and said: 'I think [it was] a very good attempt. But if that would’ve worked, we would’ve made peace a long time ago on that basis,' and added that the current peace team decided to put out a different plan.
The 2019 elections are over. Officials may yet be recounting votes, but nothing will change the fact that Benjamin Netanyahu has well and truly beaten the generals, the pollsters and the sourpusses. With 1,138,772 votes cast for Likud, Netanyahu’s party is the first in Israel’s history to cross the one-million-ballot threshold.