It is with profound sadness that the Middle East Policy Council announces the sudden passing from a stroke of our president, the Hon. Ford M. Fraker, former U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, over the Labor Day weekend.
Fresh from its military success against the Islamic State and the subsequent reclaiming of its territorial sovereignty in the north, the Iraqi government recently appealed to world governments and international organizations for much-needed financial aid and investment.
Long known as a tenacious politician, Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu’s survival skills are being once again called upon in the toughest test to date.
The presidential elections in Egypt, scheduled for March 26-28, are expected to give President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi a second term.
Former United States Secretary of State Henry Kissinger spoke to truth when he said, “America has no permanent friends, only interests”.
Since its founding in 1981, the Middle East Policy Council (MEPC) has dedicated its programs to improve American understanding of the politics and societies of the Arab world and the wider Middle East, and to promote thoughtful discussion and debate about American interests and U.S.
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There is a real danger that the cold war between Israel and Iran may soon turn hot in Lebanon. Statements by Israeli politicians and military officials have highlighted the seriousness of the threat posed by Iranian proxies in Lebanon, threatening military escalation.
The two countries forming the solid backbone of our region in turmoil are the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, whose leaders have consistently displayed great strength, wisdom as well as loyalty to their people and to each other. And never more so than nowadays!