The U.S. president did not elaborate on the threat, saying, “You can figure it out yourself. They know what I mean by it.”
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo took the opportunity, while speaking in Cairo on the American presence in the Middle East, to criticize former President Obama’s policies in the region. Was he right in doing so? Was Pompeo fair in his assessment of the Trump administration’s efforts in the region?
Palestinian Media Watch (PMW), an Israeli research institute that monitors Palestinian society, sent a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo requesting that he not permit Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas to enter the U.S. for an upcoming United Nations General Assembly meeting in New York City due to his funding of terrorism.