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Season 2006 Episode 0905

U.S. Middle East Policy

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U.S. Middle East Policy
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Flynt Leverett speaks about U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East and future strategies for building relations in the region.He argues for the return of a "realist" approach that would empower Middle East moderates and marginalize radicals through diplomatic means. He said the U.S. should engage Syria and Iran by re-establishing U.S.-Syria cooperation on strategic regional issues, and by pursuing a "grand bargain" with Iran. He also states that officials must articulate a more substantive vision for a solution to the Palestine question. He is joined by Mr. Clemons and Mr. Tomasky, who make introductory comments.Flynt Leverett is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Global Energy Initiative in the American Strategy Program at the New America Foundation. Most recently, Dr. Leverett was a Senior Fellow at The Brookings Institution's Saban Center for Middle East Policy. Prior to that, he had a distinguished career in government, serving as Senior Director for Middle East affairs at the National Security Council, Middle East expert on the Secretary of State's Policy Planning Staff, and Senior Analyst at the Central Intelligence Agency.moreless
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