Praise and Alarm From American Jews Over Trump’s Jerusalem Move

While some Jewish leaders welcomed recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, many worried that the step would inflame tensions and make peace in the Middle East even harder to achieve.

Trump Declares ‘America First’ Policy a Success After Asia Trip

In midday remarks from the White House, President Trump is expected to declare that “America is Back” as he sums up a year of action on the world stage.

Ehud Barak, Israeli Hawk and No Friend of Iran, Urges Trump to Keep Nuclear Deal

Mr. Barak, Israel’s former leader and defense chief, does not want Mr. Trump to decertify the deal — a step the president is expected to take.

Where Trump Zigs, Tillerson Zags, Putting Him at Odds With White House

The president tends to shoot from the hip, while Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson is more plodding, which has won him few friends in Washington.

David Fromkin, Professor and Author on Mideast, Dies at 84

Mr. Fromkin was a lawyer as well as the founding director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future at Boston University.

Opening First Foreign Trip, Donald Trump Leaves Behind Crisis

Mr. Trump leaves as a newly appointed special counsel begins looking into any ties between Russia and the president’s campaign.