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Symbolic move in Israel makes peace deal harder

Sign pointing to the new U.S. embassy in Jerusalem
Photo: Thomas Coex/AFP/Getty Images

The United States will delight Israel and infuriate Palestinians today at 9 a.m. ET with the dedication of an interim embassy in Jerusalem, officially marking the move from Tel Aviv.

Why it matters: President Trump's decision to move the embassy to Jerusalem is a huge milestone in U.S.-Israeli relations. Even if Trump does nothing else until the end of his term regarding Israel, he has already gotten himself into the history books.