The Fog of Law The Need for a Legal Framework for 21st Century Security Policy
5:30-6:00 p.m. Reception
6:00-7:00 p.m. Meeting
As the United States attempts to disentangle itself from the Middle East, the many conflicts between its regional allies are intensifying, writes CFRís Steven Cook with Jacob Stokes and Alexander Brock. As the Saudis, Emiratis, Qataris, Turks, and Egyptians engage in proxy wars and instigate conflict among themselves, they threaten to draw the United States deeper into the complexities of the region.
Yemen is the latest Middle East state to become enmeshed in a costly political and religious conflict that spans borders. The regionís struggles could well last for three decades longer, writes CFR President Richard N. Haass.