‘Erratic’ or ‘Strategic Clarity’: What to make of Trump’s Middle East legacy?

Experts from Israel and abroad weigh in on how the unconventional tenure of the 45th president changed the region — for good and for bad

US President Donald Trump (right) with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu prior to Trump’s departure to Rome at the Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv on May 23, 2017. (Kobi Gideon / GPO via Flash90)

Donald Trump broke with bipartisan convention in his Middle East policy.

Some say he overturned stagnant conventional wisdom that rewarded foes while punishing allies.

Others argue that the former president damaged American interests and abandoned its long-standing commitments in the region.

The Times of Israel asked experts in Israel and abroad for their take on Trump’s lasting impact on the Middle East.

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