Trump and the Middle East


How Trump is already shifting domestic politics in Iran

Friday, Feb. 17, 2017 | Saeid Jafari, Contributor

US President Donald Trump’s threats against Iran are quickly morphing from a foreign policy issue to a domestic political football in Tehran.

Trump leaves Israelis, Palestinians to own fate

Friday, Feb. 17, 2017 | Mazal Mualem, Columnist

After the first meeting between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US President Donald Trump, Israeli leaders are confused about the future of the peace process.

Palestinians work for Abbas-Trump meeting next

Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 | Shlomi Eldar, Columnist

After positive meetings with CIA Director Mike Pompeo, the Palestinian leadership believes it is in the interest of President Donald Trump to also hear the Palestinian side of the story.

Palestinians launch massive appeal to Trump

Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 | Ahmad Melhem, Contributor

Palestinians enthusiastically respond to a letter-writing campaign designed to draw US President Donald Trump's attention to their cause.

Jewish lawmakers rip Trump over two-state walkback

Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

Jewish Democrats warn that the Israeli right's push for a one-state solution risks endangering bipartisan support for the Jewish state.

Netanyahu arrives to Trump White House in turmoil

Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 | Laura Rozen, Back Channel

The Israeli prime minister, who has long hoped to work with a Republican US president, arrives to a White House in crisis, but early enough, he hopes, to influence policies.

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