Great Decisions - The Middle East: Regional Disorder by Lawrence Potter

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Program Type: History & Government
Age: Adult

This event is part of a combined series.

Discover, discuss and decide how to meet some of the world's greatest challenges in this 8-week public policy discussion forum. Purchasing the $25 discussion guide from the Library Information Desk is required for registration. Make sure to leave all your contact information on the sign-in sheet when you purchase your book.  Discussion guides are available Thursday, January 17th. Checks should be made payable to Winter Park Public Library.

This week: The Middle East: Regional Disorder - As the presidency of Donald J. Trump passes the halfway point, the Middle East remains a region in turmoil. The Trump administration has aligned itself with strongmen in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt, which along with Israel have a common goal of frustrating Iranian expansion. What will be the fallout from policy reversals such as withdrawing from the Iranian nuclear accord and moving the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem? Does the United States see a path forward in troubled states such as Syria, Yemen, Libya and Iraq? Is the United States headed toward war with Iran?