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What We Know About Donald Trump’s Middle East Policy
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What We Know About Donald Trump’s Middle East Policy

Daniel Benaim writes about President Trump's Middle East policy.

An American president’s maiden voyage to the Middle East is a harrowing high-wire act under the best of circumstances. Suffice it to say: this ain’t that.

Rarely if ever has a new president undertaken his first major trip so damaged. But if Donald Trump’s myriad scandals won’t remain at the water’s edge, waiting politely for his return, he may find a good chance to change the subject.

The above excerpt was originally published in New Republic. Click here to view the full article.

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Daniel Benaim

Senior Fellow