What shapes US foreign policy in the Middle East? | USA

From the crisis in the Gulf to the war in Syria, the decisions made in Washington have long-lasting consequences.

US President Donald Trump has taken a “hands-off” approach to foreign policy while pushing his “America First” strategy.

He’s long promised to find a solution to the conflict in Palestine with what he calls the “deal of the century”.

But there hasn’t been much detail on what that deal contains.

Now, with an election year coming up in the United States, and an ever-changing political dynamic in the Middle East, what will US policy in the region be?

And, are we heading towards more uncertainty?

 

Presenter: Peter Dobbie

Guests:

Mahmoud Jabara – visiting lecturer, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

Seyed Mohammad Marandi – dean at the Faculty of World Studies, University of Tehran

Omar Ayasra – researcher in religious sociology and political transformation

Mohammed Cherkaoui – senior fellow, Al Jazeera Center For Studies

Source: Al Jazeera News

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