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Trump's speech draws mixed reaction, including plenty of anger, in the Muslim world

Trump's speech draws mixed reaction, including plenty of anger, in the Muslim world

Even before Jordan’s King Abdullah II took the microphone, moments after President Trump had finished his address at the summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, reactions were already flooding social media.

“Bravo President Trump,” tweeted Anwar Gargash, the United Arab Emirates’ foreign minister, who described the speech as “effective and historic” and “defining [an] approach towards extremism and terrorism with candid respect and friendship.”

“America’s role reaffirmed,” he concluded in another tweet.

That view was echoed by Dubai’s head of...

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