Israel and the United Arab Emirates have agreed to normalise ties. Rabbi Marc Schneier, a leading US researcher in Muslim-Jewish relations, says it will lead to a 'domino effect' on other Gulf states. He speaks with Brent Goff on The Day.
US President Donald Trump presided over the signing of normalization diplomatic ties between Israel, the UAE, and Bahrain, hoping to boost his re-election chances.
The United Arab Emirates and Bahrain have signed an agreement in Washington to normalize relations with Israel. The Palestinians are now looking for new allies, but it is a difficult quest.
Foreign policy is rarely a prominent topic in US elections. Brokering deals between Israel and the Gulf countries United Arab Emirates and Bahrain has given the incumbent an air of statesmanship, DW's Ines Pohl writes.
It was an impossible mission for US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo: push Arab states to normalize relations with Israel. But few are ready to take the next step forward and draw the curtain on an open secret.
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