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Trump Echoes Bush in Middle East Visit
Anthropology News (2017)
  • Adam Hodges
Abstract
President Trump embarked on his first international trip since moving into the White House after a special counsel was appointed to investigate his campaign’s ties to Russia and concerns about obstruction of justice. Each day leading up to his departure brought a fusillade of damning reports about his fitness for office as all eyes turned to how he would comport himself overseas. What would the man who initiated a “Muslim ban,” embraced the term “radical Islamic extremism,” and peddled the totalizing view that “Islam hates us” say at a major address to Arab and Muslim leaders in Saudi Arabia?
Keywords
  • George W. Bush,
  • Donald J. Trump,
  • Middle East,
  • Muslim ban,
  • Saudi Arabia,
  • "war on terror",
  • terrorism
Publication Date
June 1, 2017
DOI
doi:10.1111/AN.419
Citation Information
Adam Hodges. "Trump Echoes Bush in Middle East Visit" Anthropology News (2017)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/adamhodges/72/