What to Do about Russia’s Rising Profile in the Middle East

A conversation with:
Anna Borshchevskaya
Ira Weiner Fellow
The Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Thomas Cunningham
Deputy Director, Global Energy Center
Atlantic Council

Alireza Nader
Senior International Policy Analyst

Aaron Stein
Senior Fellow, Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East
Atlantic Council

Introduced and Moderated by:
Barbara Slavin
Acting Director, Future of Iran Initiative
Atlantic Council

Russia’s dramatic intervention in the Syrian civil war, expanding military relationship with Iran and overtures to long-time U.S. partners such as Egypt and Turkey present a new challenge to American leadership in a vital and conflict-ridden part of the world.

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