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Julian Pecquet

Trump's pick for Israel envoy to undergo unprecedented Senate grilling

Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017 | Julian Pecquet, Washington Editor

Senate Democrats vow tough hearing on David Friedman as advocates of a two-state solution ramp up their lobbying.

Trump’s Middle East fans get caught up in global blowback

Monday, Jan. 30, 2017 | Julian Pecquet, Washington Editor

Political leaders from Israel to Saudi Arabia are quickly finding out that siding with Trump comes at a price.

British leader defends Iran deal in meetings with Republicans

Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017 | Julian Pecquet, Washington Editor

British Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to urge Donald Trump not to mess with the nuclear deal after delivering the same message to congressional Republicans.

Democrats urged Obama to cease Yemen war role before Trump took over

Monday, Jan. 23, 2017 | Julian Pecquet, Washington Editor

Twenty-five House Democrats wrote to Barack Obama earlier this month to ask him to stop supporting the Saudi-led coalition.

US strike rekindles debate over Trump plans for Libya

Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017 | Julian Pecquet, Washington Editor

Barack Obama made a show of battling the Islamic State in conjunction with Tripoli's UN-backed unity government. Will the new president drop the GNA for an anti-Islamist strongman?

Trump's UN nominee reassures advocates of Iran deal, two-state solution

Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017 | Julian Pecquet, Washington Editor

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley offered a measured counterpoint to Donald Trump's inflamed rhetoric during her confirmation hearing Jan. 18.

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