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Challenges of the Middle East

Thursday, August 27, 2020 | 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Presented by Stuart Jeffares at Max Broock Realtors via Zoom


Dr. Frederic S. Pearson, Professor of Political Science, Director of Center for Peace & Confl ict Studies - WSU

Persistent challenges confront world politics and US policy in both the Middle East and East Asia. Issues ranging from US-Iranian relations to Russian penetration, Syrian and Yemeni
civil wars, Turkish and Saudi excesses and lack of a Palestinian agreement plague the region. The complicated future of US Chinese relations, ranging from military confrontation over the
South China Sea to trade and technology policy — plus concerns about nuclear armed North Korea — similarly create Asian uncertainties. We will review both situations and their complexities, prospects and dangers.

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