DEBKAfile was founded by a team of journalists in June 2000 as an independent Internet Web site, providing an intelligence and security news service. March 9, 2017, 7:15 PM (IDT)
David Friedman, US President Donald Trump's selection for ambassador to Israel, was approved by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Thursday. Twelve senators voted in favor while nine were opposed. Many Democrats have objected to Friedman's nomination due to his alignment with the Israeli right. The full Senate will now hold a vote to determine whether he will be confirmed.
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