President Trump has talked about foreign policy in a way unlike any of his predecessors, but how much has actually changed, and how much remains the same? How have Trump and his team approached the complex and chaotic Middle East? One practitioner turned think tank expert weighs in.
Daniel Benaim is a senior fellow at American Progress, researching U.S. policy in the Middle East, as well as a visiting lecturer at New York University. Previously, Benaim served as a Middle East policy adviser and foreign policy speechwriter at the White House, the Department of State, and the U.S. Senate. He was also an international affairs fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations.