Middle East Policy

Former government officials talked about President Obama’s foreign policy approach toward the Middle East. They compared the… read more

Former government officials talked about President Obama’s foreign policy approach toward the Middle East. They compared the Obama administration’s foreign policy with the former Bush administration. Former Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs Chas Freeman talked about what he called the “deplorable state” of current Middle East policy and said that most of U.S. foreign policies were at a dead end. Topics included what the U.S. role should be in Syria, Egypt, and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Russia and Iran were also discussed.

The Middle East Policy Council’s 77th Capitol Hill Conference, “Obama’s Foreign Policy and the Future of the Middle East,” was held in the Gold Room of the Rayburn House Office Building. close

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

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  • Paul R. Pillar Senior Fellow Brookings Institution->Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence
  • Kenneth M. Pollack Senior Fellow Brookings Institution->Saban Center for Middle East Policy
  • Amin Tarzi Director Marine Corps University->Middle East Studies
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 21, 2014
Last Aired:
Jul 26, 2014

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  • Jul 21, 2014 | 2:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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