The President's Inbox: The Greater Middle East

Speakers:
Stephen D. Biddle
Stephen D. Biddle Senior Fellow for Defense Policy, Council on Foreign Relations
Steven A. Cook
Steven A. Cook Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
Daniel S. Markey
Daniel S. Markey Senior Fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia, Council on Foreign Relations
Presider:
Gary Samore
Gary Samore Vice President, Director of Studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg Chair, Council on Foreign Relations
Description

Upon President Obama's inauguration, he will find a myriad of foreign policy challenges demanding his attention, particularly in the Middle East. As the new administration begins, please join CFR experts Stephen Biddle, Steven Cook, and Daniel Markey to assess and discuss the most pressing issues in the greater Middle East.

Audio
More on this topic

Reforming Over-the-Counter Derivative Markets

Watch Gary Gensler, chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, analyze the effects of derivative markets on the economy and how the market needs to be reformed.

This session was part of the C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics.

More Money Than God

The first authoritative history of hedge funds; from their rebel beginnings to their role in defining the future of finance.

Why This Merger Boom Is Different

Peter R. Orszag writes that slow economic growth, low interest rates, and diminishing returns for share buybacks may explain the recent uptick in mergers worldwide.

Terms of Use: I understand that I may access this audio and/or video file solely for my personal use. Any other use of the file and its content, including display, distribution, reproduction, or alteration in any form for any purpose, whether commercial, non commercial, educational, or promotional, is expressly prohibited without the written permission of the copyright owner, the Council on Foreign Relations. For more information, write publications@cfr.org.