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NOV 10, 2017

Politics in the Middle East: New Peace and Stability?

Global Japan
NOV 10, 2017

Politics in the Middle East: New Peace and Stability?

With Anwar Ali Al-Naki, Henri J. Barkey, Katsuhiko Takahashi, Moderator Abigail Friedman
Duration: 59:41

What is the latest on the political situation in the Middle East? When ISIS lost Mosul, the terrorist organization seemed to be in retreat, at least regarding its hold on territory. However, ISIS-inspired terrorist incidents show little abatement, especially in Europe.Meanwhile, the conflict in Syria continues, tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia are intensifying, and a conflict is brewing between Saudi Arabia and Qatar. Stability and democracy are under threat in Turkey. What is the latest from the region, and what are the hopes for peace? Can a creative(r)evolution take hold? Can entrepreneurship, education, and/or technology help improve the chances for peace? Our experts share their experiences and ideas.

Sept 18, 2017. G1 Global Conference.