US President Joe Biden has appointed Robert Malley, a veteran diplomat and Middle East expert, as his representative for Iran.
The surprise revealed by the American media is that Robert Malley is the son of Egyptian-born left-wing journalist, Simon Malley, who is an advocate of third world causes and anti-colonialism.
Mali, the father, was born in Cairo to a Syrian Jewish family living in modest conditions, and after he graduated from high school, he became a journalist and was sent by an Egyptian newspaper to cover United Nations news in New York City, where he met his American wife, Barbara.
Father Mali supported Gamal Abdel Nasser’s revolution in Egypt in 1952, and Nasser appointed him as the representative of the Egyptian daily Al-Gomhoria newspaper in New York City.
As for Mali Jr., appointed today as Biden’s delegate, he has studied at some of the most prestigious universities in the world. He is a graduate of Harvard and Yale universities in the Americas, where he was a classmate of former President Barack Obama.
He also published many researches and studies jointly with the Oxford University researcher Hussein Agha, which dealt with Middle East issues and problems, including “Camp David and the tragedy of mistakes,” “recent negotiations,” “Three men in one boat”, “Hamas and the dangers of power” and “the Arab revolution. Anti “.
It should be noted that Robert Malley, who speaks English, French and Arabic, is not far from the Iranian file, as he led the American side of his position as diplomatic advisor to former President Barack Obama in the negotiations that led to the agreement on the Iranian nuclear program in 2015.
Source: RT + agencies