About This Event
Navigating the volatile politics of the Middle East has preoccupied American administrations for decades. One US diplomat, however, stands out in his understanding of how to operate in the region. Henry Kissinger was, in the words of former Middle East envoy Martin Indyk, “master of the game.” Indyk joins Council President Ivo Daalder to discuss America’s current role in the region the elusive goal of lasting Israeli-Palestinian peace and what policymakers can learn from Kissinger’s successful approach to promoting order and pursuing peace in the volatile Middle East.
What role should the United States play in the Middle East after leaving Afghanistan?
Former US Special Envoy for Israeli Palestinian Negotiations Martin Indyk joined us after the 2021 cease-fire between Israel and Hamas to explore the pattern driving the violence.
Elizabeth Shackelford discusses US diplomatic policy.
Extreme risk aversion in diplomacy sends the message that nonmilitary international relationships are not a US priority, says Elizabeth Shackelford in the Chicago Tribune.