VP Pence is in the Middle East this weekend. Joel Rosenberg has interesting insight into the importance of Pence’s visit. Check out his post…and let’s pray for the Lord’s guidance and wisdom to prevail in this important diplomatic visit.
UPDATE: DIPLOMATIC BREAKTHROUGH AHEAD OF V.P.’S ARRIVAL
- Netanyahu confirms: Israel “expressed regret” to Jordan for nationals killed by guard, to pay compensation(Haaretz)
- Israel announces reopening of Jordanian embassy (Jerusalem Post)
- Netanyahu: Relations with Jordan back on track, new envoy to be named in days (Times of Israel)
- Israel “deeply regrets” embassy incident, killing judge (Jordan Times)
ORIGINAL POST: Jordan was not originally on Vice President Mike Pence’s Mideast schedule when the trip was planned for mid-December. When the trip had to be rescheduled (due to the tax cut vote) for mid-January, a visit to Amman was added.
In my new column for Fox News, I explain why, describe the strains that have emerged in the U.S.-Jordanian alliance, and offer some thoughts on the way forward to strengthen this vitally important relationship.
But first, a look at the current itinerary. On Friday night, Air Force Two will depart…
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