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The Future of U.S. Foreign Policy in the Middle East

May 25, 2021

The 2020-2021 Foreign Policy Forum Series is presented by Hitachi Healthcare Americas.
Our community partners for this forum are the Northeast Ohio Consortium for Middle Eastern Studies (NOCMES) and the CWRU Center for International Affairs.

President Biden’s Administration inherited a host of challenges and opportunities in the Middle East. It has become clear over the last two decades that neither American diplomacy nor a presence on the ground has been able to transform the region. From the ongoing war in Syria, to proxy wars across the Middle East, and power competition amongst regional rivals, there are no easy answers for U.S. engagement and policy-making in the region. Without reshaping our own diplomatic efforts, it is increasingly unlikely that the United States will be able to push an agenda in the region. What’s the best path forward for U.S. engagement in the Middle East?




Join us for a special lunch-time Foreign Policy Forum with Beirut-based writer, journalist, and Emmy Award Winner, Kim Ghattas. Kim Ghattas is currently a Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and a contributing writer for The Atlantic. Ghattas was an international affairs correspondent with BBC for twenty years. She is the author of a New York Times notable book of 2020, Black Wave: Saudi Arabia, Iran and the Forty Year Rivalry that Unraveled Culture Religion and Collective Memory in the Middle East. 




This webinar is free, but advanced registration is required.

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