What Trump Needs To Inform The Center East

***The president’s basic impulse to restore trust with America’s partners in the Middle East is not wrong.
In the Middle East, optimists are the ones who say things have never been so bad; pessimists recognize they could still get worse.
So, yes, as Trump flies to Riyadh, he should be thinking about how to win back America’s wayward friends and allies in the Middle East.
Donald Trump’s first priority on his maiden voyage as president must be to restore trust between the United States and its longstanding partners in the Middle East.
But it would be a mistake for Trump to ignore the Middle East’s deep dysfunction in his search for a feel-good narrative.

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