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Palestinian journalist Hazem Farraj explains Trump’s Middle East policy

They said he would start World War III. Instead, Donald Trump is bringing peace to the Middle East.




My name is Hazem Farraj, and I am the son of Palestinian Arab immigrants to the U.S., and I’m outspoken.

As a proud American of Middle Eastern heritage it is clear: 

Donald Trump is the right leader to bring peace to a war torn Middle East. 

As an investigative journalist for 20 years, I reported on and saw first hand the heart of the problem. I built a career as a reporter exposing Islamic Extremism and the victims that are left in its path.

Two weeks after ISIS attacked Mount Sinjar in 2014, I took my camera and left for the Middle East.

It was a tangled web of chaos. Human rights abuses, war crimes against humanity and so much pain, heartache and blood. 

Donald Trump is the only candidate who will create the possibility for change in the Middle East. Many of the Muslims I know are secretly thankful for President Trump’s leadership. Through his policies for peace in the Middle East, he is allowing freedom to flourish.

In just three years, President Trump has completely crushed ISIS. And he’s bringing the U.S. troops home, just like he promised. 

He took out two of the region’s most brutal terrorists, ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and Iranian general Qassem Soleimani, who was responsible for the death of over 600 American troops. 

The Obama Administration, on the other hand, secretly sent $400 million dollars in cash to Soleimani’s government, at the same time its leaders openly chant “Death to America” in the streets.

As an American citizen and an advocate for a peaceful transition out of the Middle East , I have hope because someone like Trump sits in the Oval Office. I know terrorists fear him. That’s why I support him. 

When Obama-Biden was in office, terrorism spread so quickly and it was because the bad guys took advantage of a weak policy.

The disastrous nuclear deal with Iran that Obama signed , and that Biden wants us to return to will make us less safe! Their deal all but guarantees A nuclear Iran – and that is an existential threat to the people of Israel and the West Bank. You may think it strange to hear a Palestinian voice concern for Israelis, but the truth is that peace between Israel and Palestine is possible. 

In January, Donald Trump’s administration unveiled a plan that would give rise to a better future for the Palestinians. In doing so, he laid bare the reality that Palestinian leaders don’t want peace, they want power. The truth is, Trump values the lives of my people more than the leaders of Hamas and Fatah do.  

In September 2019 the Trump administration also–it was announced earlier, it went to the UN then–its global initiative to decriminalize homosexuality in the 69 nations, many of them Islamic, that still make same-sex relations a crime, including nine nations where it is punishable by death. Obama-Biden were in office for eight years, why didn’t they think of that? Instead they gave billions in cash to a regime that murders and imprisons gays.

Even here in America, Islam’s most evil practices have taken root: female genital mutilation, child brides, terrorism and terrorist attacks like the Pulse nightclub massacre that left 49 LGBTs and their friends murdered in cold blood.

I’m no bigot, nor is Donald Trump. He doesn’t see race, color, religion, or sexuality. And I know that first hand, because I’m gay.