President Trump escorting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel into the White House in February. (Stephen Crowley/The New York Times)

Israel Said to be Source of Classified Intelligence Trump Gave to Russians

The classified intelligence that President Trump disclosed in a meeting last week with Russian officials at the White House was provided by Israel, according to a current and a former American official familiar with how the United States obtained the information. The revelation adds a potential diplomatic complication to an episode that has renewed questions about how the White House handles sensitive intelligence.

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James Mattis speaking with reporters after arriving in Israel, April 20, 2017. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters)

U.S. Defense Secretary Mattis Arrives in Israel to Discuss Syria, ISIS, and Iran

U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis landed in Israel on Thursday to discuss the Syrian civil war, the fight against the Islamic State and the Trump administration’s policy on Iran.

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