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US attack in Syria: Why now? What can be learned? Experts weigh in

“The strike was limited but showed we would use force and clearly could do much more,” said Dennis Ross, “we will see if the Iranians get the message.”

US airstrikes on Iran-backed militias in Syria kill at least one fighter

The strikes appeared to be limited in scope, potentially lowering the risk of escalation.

By REUTERS
26/02/2021
mexico border

US moves to speed up releases of unaccompanied migrant children

President Joe Biden earlier this month reversed a policy put in place by former Republican President Donald Trump that allowed US authorities to rapidly expel migrant children.

By REUTERS
26/02/2021

Biden talks to Saudi king, stresses human rights and rule of law

"Our administration is focused on recalibrating the relationship," White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki told a briefing.

By REUTERS
26/02/2021
Merrick Garland

Biden's attorney-general nominee Garland vows to prioritize civil rights

The Justice Department's mission to enforce the 1957 Civil Rights Act "remains urgent because we do not yet have equal justice," said Garland, whose confirmation hearing is scheduled to begin Monday.

By REUTERS
21/02/2021
US President Joe Biden visits the State Department, Washington

Biden doesn't want to sit through a lecture by Netanyahu - opinion

Biden has a full load of issues, problems and leftover Trump detritus to deal with.

Netanyahu claims ‘great ties with Democrats’ as Biden still doesn’t call

Biden has called leaders of countries around the world since becoming president, but none in the Middle East.

US President Joe Biden delivers remarks in the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington, U

Biden’s pick for ambassador to Israel expected by summer

Psaki also noted that Biden “values foreign policy experience,” and when asked about the time-frame for naming ambassadors, she would not commit when the process could start.

Maybe Joe Biden is treating Benjamin Netanyahu normally - analysis

The previous two presidents, Barack Obama and Donald Trump, gave Israel an inordinate amount of attention, in different ways.

Bold steps needed to revitalize Israeli-Palestinian peacemaking - opinion

Many steps can be taken by the Biden administration that would greatly enhance their likelihood of reestablishing ties with the Palestinian Authority.

By NAIF ABO SHARKEIA , DAN ROTHEM
06/02/2021
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