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The Problem With Building a U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem

Jan 25, 2017 | 09:00 GMT
Risks of moving the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem
Plans to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel (pictured) from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem could exacerbate a deeply rooted dispute in the region.
(JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

No matter how well-protected the embassy itself may be, stoking ethnic and religious tension by transferring the diplomatic site to Jerusalem could bring U.S. missions and citizens in the restive region directly into the line of fire....

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