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Saudi Arabia's King Salman in January 2016 at Diriyah Farm in Riyadh

U.S. National Security Adviser General H.R. McMaster told reporters at a news briefing this weekend that President Donald Trump is going to gear his trip to the Middle East towards building unity with America’s allies, but would also have a strong message to deliver as well.

“He will lead the first steps toward a stronger, more capable and more robust security partnership with our Gulf, Arab and Muslim partners,” said McMaster.

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“He will develop a strong, respectful message that the United States and the entire civilized world expects our Muslim allies to take a strong stance against radical Islamist ideology – an ideology that uses a perverted interpretation of religion to justify crimes against all humanity.

“He will call for Muslim leaders to promote a peaceful vision of Islam.”

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Hana Levi Julian is a Middle East news analyst with a degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from Southern Connecticut State University. A past columnist with The Jewish Press and senior editor at Arutz 7, Ms. Julian has written for Babble.com, Chabad.org and other media outlets, in addition to her years working in broadcast journalism.