Brett McGurk

Brett McGurk has sought to put a Saudi-Israeli relationship "at the forefront" of the U.S.'s Middle East policy — downplaying Palestinian concerns and human rights.
Brett McGurk, who planned the president's recent trip to the nation, faces calls to testify in Congress. But the White House told HuffPost that Biden still trusts him.
The president is in Saudi Arabia for a controversial visit that many national security experts and Democratic lawmakers believe will do little to serve the U.S.
Brett McGurk has worked on MidEast issues since 2004. Now he's more powerful than ever under President Joe Biden — and insiders worry he's relying on a failed playbook.