Scoop: U.S. Ambassador to Israel Tom Nides to leave post this summer

U.S. Ambassador to Israel Tom Nides. Photo: Kobi Wolf/Bloomberg via Getty Images U.S. Ambassador to Israel Tom Nides will leave his post this summer after nearly two years in Jerusalem, two U.S. officials told Axios.

Why it matters: Nides announced his departure at a time when the Netanyahu government’s controversial judicial overhaul continues to complicate the U.S.-Israel relationship. President Biden still hasn’t invited Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the White House — more than four months after the Israeli leader was sworn in. The U.S. ambassador to Israel post is one of the most sensitive and politically explosive diplomatic […]

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