U.S. Policy Toward the Middle East

Mr. Clemons moderates a discussion on the moral dimensions of United States policy toward the Middle East. Panelists talked about… read more

Mr. Clemons moderates a discussion on the moral dimensions of United States policy toward the Middle East. Panelists talked about efforts to combat terrorism in the region, military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, the U.S. policy toward conflict between Israel and Hezbollah forces in Lebanon, and efforts to persuade Iran to comply with United Nations resolutions on its nuclear development programs. They also talked about public opinion of U.S. foreign policy, challenges to democratic movements in the Middle East, and the influences of Islamic fundamentalism in the region. Following their remarks they answered questions from the audience. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Steven C. Clemons Senior Fellow and Director New America Foundation->American Strategy Program
  • James F. Dobbins Director RAND Corporation->International Security and Defense Policy Center
  • Daniel Levy Senior Fellow and Director New America Foundation->Middle East Initiative
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U.S. Policy Toward the Middle East

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Program ID:
193995-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 24, 2006
Last Aired:
Aug 25, 2006

Airing Details

  • Aug 24, 2006 | 12:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 24, 2006 | 3:28pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 24, 2006 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 24, 2006 | 11:18pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 25, 2006 | 3:40am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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