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Trump goes back to basics in Middle East

He will now align US interests in the region with its Arab monarchies and autocratic regimes

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President Trump and his wife upon leaving Riyadh for Israel on Monday. The US leader will now focus on supporting regimes willing to cooperate with the US in advancing its interests in the region.

IN the aftermath of the attacks on New York and Washington on Sept 11, 2001 by a terrorist group from the Middle East, American policymakers and intellectuals decided that it was time to transform US strategy in the Arab world.

The conventional wisdom among Big Think types in Washington,

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