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Middle East 2017: Challenges and Choices - Strategy with Michael Singh

Michael Singh

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November 4, 2016



Where does the Middle East fit into America's global strategy, and is the rise of Russian and Chinese great-power competition in the region a permanent new reality or an anomaly that the next president can reverse? This episode of the Institute's Near East PolicyCast podcast features a conversation with Michael Singh, the National Security Council's former senior director for Middle East affairs, about regional challenges to America's interests, the policy choices necessary to overcome them, and the personnel and management decisions that can help the next president avoid the foreign policy blunders common to most new administrations.