Israel is the most politically contentious, internationally contested, and yet extraordinary region in the world. Spending only a week there, I realised just how skewed the Western media portrayal of the Middle East is. There are complexities and differences of opinions within pockets of consensus. The ruling of the region continues to be dictated by the 1967 Six-Day War; and Israel needs urgent change.
Rory McKinley discusses the widespread idea in liberal currents, reinforced by mainstream media, that everything wrong with the US today is a creation of Trump; and that if Trump is removed, then everything will go back to ‘normal’.