Israel-UAE deal: 'Abraham Accord' shows geopolitical realignment in region
The deal establishing diplomatic ties between the United Arab Emirates and Israel comes at a historic moment - while it won't bring peace to the region, it marks a generational shift in view on the Palestine issue.
The usual superlative boasts followed. Mr Trump called the Israel-UAE deal "a truly historic moment". Mr Mike Pompeo, his Secretary of State, hailed the agreement as "a remarkable achievement for two of the world's most forward leaning, technologically advanced states, reflecting their shared regional vision of an economically integrated region".
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