The storm over Jerusalem

A picture taken on December 19, 2017 shows a partial view of the Jerusalem's Old City with the Dome of the Rock on the right. -AFP

THERE’S nothing more dangerous than a powerful but ignorant leader who spews a combination of toxic religious and political plans on the advice of a group of people who think they are acting on God’s instructions.

I am talking about US president Donald Trump, who has threatened the world by pressing leaders to align themselves with his decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The leaders were about to vote on a United Nations General Assembly resolution, calling for the superpower to drop this controversial move last week.

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