Current US Engagement in the Middle East

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If the US wants to remain a global power, it cannot avoid being engaged in the Middle East, says Jonathan Cohen, RUSI Distinguished Fellow and Former US Ambassador to Egypt.

In this video commentary, Mr Cohen discusses the US’s approach to diplomacy in the region following Hamas’s surprise attack on Israel, and whether the objectives of President Joe Biden’s recent visit to an Israel at war were achieved.

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Ambassador Jonathan R. Cohen

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