Donald Trump’s recent decision to recognize Israel’s annexation of the Golan Heights is a huge setback for peace all over the world. Members of the United Nations condemned the decision. The U.S. is isolating itself diplomatically through various actions aimed to at lending support to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s bid for re-election.

Phyllis Bennis, director of the New Internationalism Project, joined The Real News Network to discuss the repercussions of Trump’s decision, including reaction from the international community.

A full transcript is available at The Real News Network.

Phyllis Bennis directs the New Internationalism Project at the Institute for Policy Studies.

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