The Trump administration continues to implement its plans in the Middle East through Saudi Arabia, Israel and Egypt. The final step is the annexation of Palestinian lands to Israel.
The US Embassy moved from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, the aid to the Palestinians was stopped, the Golan Heights were recognized as Israeli territory, and the plan to annex illegal Jewish settlements in the West Bank was annexed to Israel.
Trump, who started to serve as President of the United States in 2017, took action for his plans on the Middle East as soon as he took office.
Trump administration’s actions through Saudi Arabia, Israel and Egypt;
May 20, 2017: The Middle East plan of the U.S. been officialized with “Sphere Partnership”
Trump administration is after new agreements and plans in the Middle East. They picked Saudi Arabia’s Crown MbS in order to achieve its goals as a partner.
Neither the war in Yemen nor the brutal murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is shaking this partnership. The architect of this partnership is Trump’s chief adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner.
The process leading to the partnership
After Donald Trump became president, he appointed his son-in-law Kushner as advisor to the Middle East. Kushner began contacts in the region.
While US intelligence underlines Mohammad bin Naif should have been the Saudi Crown Prince, Kushner ensured that the Trump administration’s Middle East policy was founded on MbS. Kushner built the bridge between Trump and Saudis. So much so that Trump made his first visit abroad to Riyadh.
The so-called sphere alliance was reflected such like this:
5 June 2017: The decision of blockade to Qatar
After this visit, developments in the region accelerated. Trump announced the Saudis agreed to purchase $ 110 billion in weapons.
Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz gathered the leaders of the Gulf in Riyadh. It was agreed that Iran’s influence in the region would be broken.
Then, decision to blockade of Qatar took place.
This cooperation continued on the sacred issue of the Islamic world on Jerusalem.
Crown princes were blamed for being silent to the US plan to give Jerusalem to Israel for their relationship with Kushner.
May 14, 2018: US embassy in Tel Aviv moves to Jerusalem
Last May, the Trump administration officially moved the embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. During the opening ceremony, dozens of people were killed in the demonstrations at the Gaza border.
US President Donald Trump gave a short speech by attending a video conference. “Our greatest hope is for peace. The United States remains fully committed to providing a lasting peace agreement. The US will always be a great friend of Israel and a partner for freedom and peace,” Trump said in his message.
31 August 2018: US cuts aid to UN Palestinian Refugee Aid Agency
Following the decision of the embassy, the Trump administration announced that it had decided to stop the financial aid of the United Nations Palestinian Refugee Aid Agency.
October 26, 2018: For the first time since 1996, an Israeli leader went to Oman, a gulf country.
On 26 October 2018, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu paid an official visit to Oman, a country in the Gulf region, where his country has no diplomatic relations.
Israel, which has no diplomatic relations with any gulf country, frequently reflected to the media that it cooperates with some Gulf countries, especially Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Kasımi reacted to Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s visit to Oman and said that Israel wants to starts a conflict between Muslim countries.
March 3, 2019: US-based New York Times claims the country helped Riyadh with its nuclear weapons.
The New York Times wrote that US President Donald Trump’s chief adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner’s visit to Saudi Arabia, reported that he talked with MbS over Saudi nuclear program and American help in regard.
“This nuclear reactor mess began around the time of Trump’s election, when a group of retired U.S. national security officials put together a plan to enrich themselves by selling nuclear power plants to Saudi Arabia. The officials included Michael Flynn, Trump’s national security adviser, and they initially developed a “plan for 40 nuclear power plants” in Saudi Arabia, according to a report from the House Oversight and Reform Committee. The plan is now to start with just a couple of plants.” The New York Times
22 March 2019: US recognized occupied Golan as Israeli territory
Trump’s provocative statement on his Twitter account on March 21 “After 52 years it is time for the United States to fully recognize Israel’s Sovereignty over the Golan Heights” stated.
After 52 years it is time for the United States to fully recognize Israel’s Sovereignty over the Golan Heights, which is of critical strategic and security importance to the State of Israel and Regional Stability!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 21, 2019
Following the announcement, order has been signed, which recognized the Golan Heights as Israel’s territory, was signed by Trump.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said, “Lastly, the unfortunate statement by American President Trump about the Golan Heights has brought the region to the brink of a new crisis, a new tension. We will never allow the legitimation of the occupation of the Golan Heights.”
7 April 2019: Netanyahu vows to annex Jewish settlements in occupied West Bank.
Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has pledged to annex Jewish settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories if he wins his country’s election on Tuesday, a dramatic last-minute rallying call to his nationalist base.
There are about 250 illegal Jewish settlements in the West Bank, occupied by Israel in 1967, and more than 400,000 Jewish settlers reside there.
According to international law, all Jewish settlements in the occupied territories are considered illegal.