“‘It would not be easy for [Senator Sanders] given the legislation,’ said Dennis Ross, a former US diplomat who has worked on the Israeli-Palestinian file for decades.
“‘The waiver was provided to justify why the embassy had not been moved given the requirement to do so. In theory, he might try to say for national security reasons we needed to do so. But what would those reasons be? For peace? What would be the signs this would make a difference?…'”