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From Arabs and Israelis, Biden Hears Very Different 'New' Middle Easts

Landing in Israel, next stop Saudi Arabia: Gulf states and Israel have different ideas about what 'regional cooperation' means, and about what an anti-Iran alliance should look like. For Biden, that means dealing with skepticism, chutzpah and rare hope for America

David Makovsky
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David Makovsky
David Makovsky

There is no doubt that Arabs and Israel are hoping for very different things from President Biden’s trip to the Mideast.

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