Advisers are warning Trump against plans to pull out, protests turn deadly on Israel-Gaza border, and Sisi gets his second term.
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Tillerson’s new Syria strategy is silent on Turkey’s intervention, Vice President Pence receives a warm welcome in Jerusalem, and Egypt prepares for presidential elections in March.
Trump Administration Sends Mixed Messages about Syria Strike, Christians Targeted in Egypt, and a New Proposal for Libya
The Trump administration can’t agree on what its missile strike in Syria means, Christians have lost faith in Sisi’s promises to protect them, and a contender for the Libya envoy job offers an Ottoman-era proposal.
Sisi Gets Warm Welcome at White House, Tillerson Visits Turkey, and a Trump Tie to Russia Runs Through the Emirates
The Trump administration makes clear how little they clear about human rights, U.S. officials continue to plan for the Raqqa offensive, and the United States’ shadiest mercenary may have been an intermediary for Trump and Russia.
Egypt has a new anti-terrorism law, one that prohibits, among other things, "incitement . . . with the purpose of . . . violating national unity, social peace, and national security." A brief summary of General Sisi's latest decree.