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President Joe Biden signs a series of executive orders in the Oval Office President Joe Biden signs a series of executive orders in the Oval Office of the White House, Washington, Jan. 28, 2021 (AP photo by Evan Vucci).

Biden Makes a Clean Break With Trump in the Middle East

Monday, Feb. 1, 2021

Editor’s Note: Every Monday, Managing Editor Frederick Deknatel highlights a major unfolding story in the Middle East, while curating some of the best news and analysis from the region. Subscribers can adjust their newsletter settings to receive Middle East Memo by email every week.

It hasn’t taken long for President Joe Biden to make a clean break with Donald Trump’s agenda in the Middle East. That shouldn’t be a surprise, given Biden’s campaign message that got him elected, and the executive orders and other actions he has quickly taken since the inauguration to undo Trump’s legacy, both in domestic and foreign policy. ...

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