Pompeo’s ‘lame duck’ trip: Middle East readies for end of Trump era

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  • FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Pompeo’s ‘lame duck’ trip: Middle East readies for end of Trump era” – below is their description.

    It’s hard to think of a more symbolically provocative final act. Mike Pompeo is on a farewell tour of Israel, visiting the Golan Heights and a settlement in the West Bank. Such trips have never previously been made by a US Secretary of State. The gift to Israel has sparked more outrage from Palestinians, this at the tail end of a US presidency described by Donald Trump himself as “the most pro-Israel” in American history. We ask about Trump’s legacy in the Middle East and what might come next. Will anything change under a Biden administration?

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