“Trump to pick David Schenker, former Rumsfeld adviser and director of pro-Israel think tank to serve as top US diplomat to the Middle East”

Report: Trump to tap pro-Israel Rumsfeld adviser to State Dept
by David Rosenberg
January 11, 2018

President Donald Trump is expected to tap an adviser to former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld for a key State Department position, a senior Trump White House official told BuzzFeed News Thursday night. According to the report, President Trump is poised to announce the selection of David Schenker to serve as the State Department’s Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs. The move would make Schenker America’s top diplomat to the Middle East. If chosen, Schenker would be the first non-career diplomat to fill the position in some two decades.” …Schenker is currently a senior member of The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, a pro-Israel think tank formed by former American Israel Public Affairs Committee members in the 1980s. READ MORE

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