May 03, 2017

Trump plays peacemaker, hosting Abbas at the White House

Featuring Ilan Goldenberg

Source: AFP

President Donald Trump will play peacemaker at the White House on Wednesday, meeting with Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas as part of an effort to end the long-running Palestinian-Israeli conflict.

After hosting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in February, the self-styled deal-maker-in-chief will host Abbas for the first time since coming to office.

"The President's ultimate goal is to establish peace in the region," said White House press secretary Sean Spicer.

Read the full article at Al Monitor.

  • Ilan Goldenberg

    Senior Fellow and Director, Middle East Security Program

    Ilan Goldenberg is Senior Fellow and Director of the Middle East Security Program at the Center for a New American Security. He is a foreign policy and defense expert with ext...