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President Trump and Israel

William Rugh

President Obama generated excitement when he allowed his United Nations ambassador, Samantha Power, to abstain from a vote on United Nations Security Council 2334 resolution that condemned Israeli settlements and passed unanimously. It explicitly condemned all ...

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New U.S. Posture toward Iran Receives Regional Support

Middle East Policy Council

The war of words between the new U.S. administration and the Iranian government escalated over the past few days, as President Donald Trump announced new sanctions on Iran’s missile program. Iranian media have ...

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