Ben Hubbard

New York Times

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Ben Hubbard is a Middle East correspondent for the New York Times. He is based in Beirut, Lebanon.

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President Trump wants the Pentagon to "fight to win," and battlefield commanders now make decisions that used to come from the Obama White House.

Military escalation… without diplomacy

President Trump wants the Pentagon to "fight to win," and battlefield commanders now make decisions that used to come from the Obama White House.

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President Obama is in Saudi Arabia today at a tense moment in US­Saudi relations.

Obama in Riyadh amid Increasing US-Saudi Tensions

President Obama is in Saudi Arabia today at a tense moment in US­Saudi relations.

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Saudi Arabia takes pride in hosting the Hajj every year, when millions of Muslims travel to Mecca, but once again the pilgrimage has turned deadly.

More than 700 Killed in Hajj Stampede

Saudi Arabia takes pride in hosting the Hajj every year, when millions of Muslims travel to Mecca, but once again the pilgrimage has turned deadly.

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