The Middle East Policy Council's 87th Capitol Hill Conference has concluded. The full video and unedited transcript are available below. A policy brief derived from this event can be read here. The panel, held January 11, 2017, offered diverse perspectives on U.S. commitments and engagements in the Middle East for the new administration.
Arab Israeli Conflict
It is difficult to find anyone more qualified to analyze the complex American-Israeli relationship during the past seven decades than Dennis Ross. As director of policy planning in the State Department under president George H.W.
News of the approval of new Israeli settlements in the West Bank has angered many in the Occupied Palestinian Territories and the wider region.
Haim Malka, deputy director of the Middle East Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), is American-educated and has lived and worked in Israel. He is a prolific writer and speaker.
The accusations and insults began flying even before the anticipated publication of Ally, the highly controversial memoir of Michael Oren, the American-born historian and current Knesset member who served as Israel's ambassador in Washington from 2009 to 2013.