Trump’s Hopes of Being the ‘Neutral Guy’ in the Mideast Seem Long Gone

In the midst of his campaign, President Trump vowed to bring peace to the Middle East by playing it down the middle between Israel and the Palestinians. “Let me be sort of a neutral guy,” he said. Two years later, any hopes of being the neutral guy are long gone.

 

Tuesday, March 6, 2018
The New York Times
Topics: 
Middle East
Donald Trump
Israel
Author Info: Peter Baker, David M. Halbfinger
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In the midst of his campaign, President Trump vowed to bring peace to the Middle East by playing it down the middle between Israel and the Palestinians. “Let me be sort of a neutral guy,” he said. Two years later, any hopes of being the neutral guy are long gone.
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