WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Martin Indyk, a former U.S. ambassador to Israel who heads foreign policy studies at the Brookings Institution think tank, is expected to be named the new U.S. envoy for Middle East peace, a source familiar with the matter said on Sunday.
The source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the announcement could come as early as on Monday, when Israeli and Palestinian negotiators plan to resume direct peace talks in Washington for the first time in nearly three years.
(Reporting By Arshad Mohammed; Editing by Philip Barbara)
The Friday Filibuster: Brought to You by the Most Transparent Administration in History | Leah Barkoukis
EXCLUSIVE: Common AR-15 Green Tip Ammunition Already Banned in New ATF Regulation Guide | Katie Pavlich
Fmr. Clinton Aide Battles MSNBC Host Over Emails: We Believe Hillary Because She Said So! | Greg Hengler