This edition: Middle East Alliances
First aired: August 17, 2016.
By Curtis R. Ryan. From a proxy war in Yemen to an ongoing civil war in Syria, a number of ongoing conflicts have shaken the traditional alliances in the Middle East to their core. As alliances between state and non-state actors in the region are constantly shifting, the U.S. has found itself between a rock and a hard place. In a series of conflicts that are far from being black-and-white, what can the U.S. do to secure its interests in the region without causing further damage and disruption?
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- Thursday, July 19 - 7:30am, 1:30pm
- Saturday, July 21 - 3:30pm
- Pax Americana: The American Peace
- Thursday, July 26 - 7:30am, 1:30pm
- Saturday, July 28 - 3:30pm
- Russia's Foreign Policy
- Thursday, August 2 - 7:30am, 1:30pm
- Saturday, August 4 - 3:30pm
- China: The New Silk Road
- Thursday, August 9 - 7:30am, 1:30pm
- Saturday, August 11 - 3:30pm
- The Media and Foreign Policy
- Thursday, August 16 - 7:30am, 1:30pm