Donald Trump Middle East

“Moderate” Arab (Muslim) states seek to make good impressions on Trump…….

Moderate, compared to what……?

I guess compared to the Islamic State they’re “moderate” but that doesn’t mean anything either….they’re all sharia driven states. Time to stop using these meaning labels without properly qualifying them.

Moderate Arab states anxious to make good impression on Trump

But the official responses in Cairo, Riyadh and Amman seemed calculated to make an impression on the incoming Trump administration rather than to impel any immediate or urgent follow up on the Kerry proposals. That was not expected, given that Kerry and President Barack Obama have only three weeks left in office and Donald Trump has signaled there will be a friendlier approach towards the policies of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

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