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February 6, 2020 10:56 am

O’Brien: Uptick in Global Antisemitism Means Greater Immigration to Israel

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US President Donald Trump is joined by Vice President Mike Pence, National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien, left; Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff US Army General Mark A. Milley and Brig. Gen. Marcus Evans, Deputy Director for Special Operations on the Joint Staff, at right, in the Situation Room of the White House as US Special Operations forces close in on ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s compound in Syria, Oct. 26, 2019. Official White House Photo: Shealah Craighead.

JNS.org – US National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien said on Wednesday that Israeli settlements would continue to grow because of rising antisemitism worldwide, meaning that more Jews would immigrate to Israel.

“This could be the last opportunity for a two-state solution,” he said at the Meridian International Center, a non-profit organization in Washington, DC, according to an AP report.

“The Israeli birthrate is strong and is growing because sadly, antisemitism in Europe and other places around the world is encouraging more Jews to return to Israel. The settlements are going to continue to expand. … If this peace process doesn’t work, it may be physically impossible to have a two-state solution.”

O’Brien defended Trump’s peace plan meant to solve the Israel-Palestinian conflict, admitting that while it is not “perfect,” the Palestinians should use it as a starting point for negotiations.

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