Middle East

From a Proxy war in Yemen to an ongoing civil war in Syria, a number of ongoing conflicts have shaken the traditional alliances in the Middle East to their core. As alliances between state and non-state actors in the region are constantly shifting, the U.S. has found itself between a rock and a hard place. In a series of conflicts that are far from being black-and-white, what can the U.S. do to secure its interests in the region without causing further damage and disruption?

Featured guests

  • Bernard Haykel
  • David Petraeus
  • Jean-Marie Guéhenno
  • Lionel Beehner
  • Bob Corker
  • Bill Burns
  • David Gregory
  • Paul Bremer
  • Stephen Hadley
  • Tom Cotton
  • John Negroponte