Mike Pompeo makes provocative visit to Israeli settlement

Trump’s top diplomat becomes first US secretary of state to officially visit a settlement Mike Pompeo has visited an archaeological dig run by an Israeli settler group accused of displacing Palestinian families from their homes in occupied neighbourhoods of Jerusalem. The trip on Wednesday night was the first time a US secretary of state had officially visited a settlement, a deeply provocative move that previous American administrations went to lengths to avoid. Continue reading...

Trump’s top diplomat becomes first US secretary of state to officially visit a settlement Mike Pompeo has visited an archaeological dig run by an Israeli settler group accused of displacing Palestinian families from their homes in occupied neighbourhoods of Jerusalem. The trip on Wednesday night was the first time a US secretary of state had officially visited a settlement, a deeply provocative move that previous American administrations went to lengths to avoid. Continue reading...