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Two State Index Special Edition: Palestinian Refugees

 

 

 

In the past few months, the Trump administration is attempting to redesign the Israeli-Palestinian landscape. After recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and relocating the American embassy there, the administration is targeting a second core issue: Palestinian refugees. As a first step toward ultimately dismantling UNRWA — the U.N. body tasked with providing humanitarian assistance to Palestine refugees — the United States has recently stopped its support of this agency. In addition, the United States is attempting to change the longstanding definition of Palestine refugees adopted by the international community and as a result drastically reduce their numbers.

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