Middle East and North Africa
Even as the United States debates its role in the Middle East, it still retains significant power and influence in the region. With intensifying great power competition, however, regional dynamics and the prospects for preventing, containing, and mitigating conflicts are shifting. Panelists discuss these topics and possible avenues for cooperation among the major powers.
For further reading, please see the CFR discussion paper, "Major Power Rivalry in the Middle East" by Steven A. Cook.