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Mideast Policy: Contours Emerge

Mideast Policy: Contours Emerge.

Donald Trump has not yet formulated a clear foreign policy doctrine. But state appointments as well as the first decisions taken about Syria or Yemen, or the decision to use the most powerful U.S. non-atomic bomb in Afghanistan, reveal some broad orientations of the future U.S. policy in the Middle East. Middle East fellow Kristian Coates Ulrichsen explains in "U.S. Policies in the Middle East under the Trump Presidency," published by OrientXXI on April 18, 2017.