"You can imagine what would have happened if Israel were not in the Golan", Netanyahu told Pompeo.
"The message to people out there, in the region particularly, and worldwide: If you have military power, and you have U.S. support, go ahead and occupy other people's land by force", Jahshan told MEE. President Trump once again proves the strength of the alliance between the USA and Israel.
'The message to people out there. -Israeli ties under Trump, a leader with whom the prime minister has featured on election billboards. "Many look forward to the day when President Trump takes a helpful action toward resolving the complicated relationship between Israel and her neighbors and not yet another unnecessary provocation that only inflames a sometimes very hard situation".
Indeed, the United States president has recently called on Jewish-Americans to abandon the Democratic Party, pointing to his own staunchly pro-Israel policies, including moving the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem and withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal.
Trump's tweet is not itself recognition, and even a formal declaration by the State Department or Congress would be little more than a symbolic move, one which some critics say could end up making a risky corner of the world even more unstable. However, in comments to reporters ahead of a Purim dinner with Netanyahu and his wife at their Jerusalem home, Pompeo hailed the shift.
A State Department source said there were no signs of a coming shift, and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo offered no indication that the administration was reviewing its policy during his visit to the region this week, telling reporters in Kuwait on Wednesday that US policy "had not changed".
Why does Israel want the Golan?
Israeli Ambassador to the U.N. Danny Danon wrote, "We are at the beginning of a historic moment for the State of Israel".
The Latest: Israel thanks Trump for Golan remarks
Netanyahu cited the law last week to proclaim that Israel is for Jews only, "not a state of all its citizens". But that policy has been upended by the Trump administration.
"He's now seen as a symbol for white nationalists and white supremacy in America and around the world", Awad said. He called his Democratic opponents "anti-Israel" and "anti-Jewish" after the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives passed a resolution this month that denounced bigotry of all kinds without rebuking Democratic lawmaker Ilhan Omar for allegedly anti-Semitic remarks. "It's not his position to legitimise the occupation of a foreign land by the state of Israel".
On Thursday, President Donald Trump, whose tenure in the White House thus far has been characterized by a profound attachment to and continuing adamant defense of the Jewish state, extended that attachment and defense one step further by calling for the United States government to formally and fully recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights border region.
There are now about 30 Israeli settlements on the land, which are home to 20,000 citizens.
The right thing to do, said women led peace group CODEPINK, would be for Israel to give the land back to Syria. First, he recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital and moved the U.S. embassy here.
An Israeli flag on Mount Bental in the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights.
"We are deeply grateful for the United States support".
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