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Confusion Follows Trump's Tweeted Threat To Cut Aid To Palestinians

"Only the devil knows what the president meant by that," Israeli lawmaker Avi Dichter told Israeli radio.
A Palestinian paints a picture showing President Trump and the sole of a shoe in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday. Source: Said Khatib

The Middle East is a region that is used to diplo-speak. When U.S. officials talk about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, they usually parse their words carefully. President Trump, though, is changing that, and it is causing confusion.

Last month, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley explained to the world that although the administration decided

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