Policy Brief- Trump Offers Sisi Praise, but Unclear What Else

Source: Foundation For Defence Of Democracies
Author(s): Oren Kessler

Original Link: http://www.defenddemocracy.org/media-hit/oren-kessler-trump-offers-sisi-praise-but-unclear-what-else/

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi traveled to Washington on Monday for his first-ever White House meeting, his first meeting with President Donald Trump since the November election and the first such visit by an Egyptian head of state in nearly eight years. In terms of optics, the meeting was an unqualified success for both sides. Trump offered his guest the unflinching U.S. support that Cairo had felt it had missed during the Obama years, while Sisi praised his host’s “unique personality” and commitment to fighting extremism…

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