For Trump, an Embassy in Jerusalem Is a Political Decision, Not a Diplomatic One

The president seemed to relish playing a familiar role: the political insurgent, defying foreign policy orthodoxy on behalf of the people who elected him.

Palestinians Protest U.S. Embassy Plan, as Israelis Brace for Violence

An Israeli minister said the move to Jerusalem would be “destiny,” while the leader of Hamas called it “an unaccountable gamble.”

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.

For Kushner, Israel Policy May Be Shaped by the Personal

Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law, has a profound connection to Israel. When he meets with the country’s prime minister on Wednesday, it will be a gathering influenced by old encounters and shared experiences.

News Analysis: Trump Foreign Policy Quickly Loses Its Sharp Edge

He is proving to be less of a radical than either his campaign statements or his tempestuous early phone calls with foreign leaders would suggest.

Trump May Turn to Arab Allies for Help With Israeli-Palestinian Relations

The emerging approach mirrors the thinking of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel, who visits Washington next week, and also of past American administrations.