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Israel’s Envoy Set To Come in From Cold With Trump in White House

Mark Dubowitz
6th January 2017 - Quoted by Daniel J. Solomon - Forward

Ron Dermer, Israel’s ambassador in Washington, stands to gain much when President-elect Donald Trump is sworn in on January 20. A longtime fan of the newly minted leader of the free world, Dermer is likely to be a guest of honor at the White House after enduring a chilly relationship with President Obama.

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“He likely is to become much more influential,” Mark Dubowitz, head of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, told Politico, “now that he will be interacting with a more friendly White House, which doesn’t spend its waking moments wondering how to undermine him and his government.”

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