That Is a Most Unwise Thing

So says Reagan of a bid to relocate the U.S. embassy in Israel

The U.S. maintains 136 embassies around the world, 135 of them in foreign capital cities. The odd nation out: Israel. Jerusalem is the capital, but the American embassy has always been in Tel Aviv, 40 miles northwest, a safe diplomatic distance from the divisive international disputes concerning the status of the Holy City. Now, however, momentum is gathering in Congress for a politically motivated, election-year bill that would require the State Department to move its Tel Aviv embassy to Jerusalem. Last...

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