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2019 Annual Kuwait Chair Lecture: “Force or Diplomacy: The Conundrum of American Middle East Policy” Featuring Amb. Edward W. Gnehm Jr.


Institute For Middle East Studies

Amb. Gnehm discusses the conundrum the U.S. faces in protecting its interests in the Middle East. For four decades America has actively engaged in the region utilizing at various times force and diplomacy. The looming question is whether U.S. actions have achieved their stated objectives. The lecture focuses on the current threats to U.S. interests and how best to use American resources to deal with those threats