For today’s show, Thursday host Allen Ruff looks at recent developments in the Middle East, including how the war in Ukraine has affected the region, Biden’s upcoming trip, the United States’ dependence on Saudi Arabia, the pro-Palestinian movement, and more.
Trita Parsi is an expert in US–Iranian relations, Iranian foreign policy, and geopolitics of the Middle East. He is the founder and former president of the National Iranian American Council and currently serves as executive vice president of the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft.
Jennifer Loewenstein is a freelance journalist and founder of the Madison-Rafah Sister City Project.
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