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Russia’s Role in the Middle East


Institute For Middle East Studies

Panelists will provide their perspectives on Russia’s current involvement in the Middle East. What are Russian objectives? What are the implications for the region and the United States?


  • Max Abrahms is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Northeastern University.

  • Mark Katz is a Professor of Government and Politics at George Mason University.

  • Amb. Edward "Skip" Gnehm is a Kuwait Professor for Gulf and Arabian Peninsula Affairs at the George Washington University.