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The Three Middle East Issues the Next President Will Face


Institute For Middle East Studies

For decades U.S. Presidents have confronted issues of peace and stability in the Middle East. Assistant Secretary Patterson joins MEPF to discuss her view of the three biggest Middle East challenges the next administration will face.


  • Anne Patterson served as United States Ambassador to Egypt (2011-2013) and as Ambassador to Pakistan (2007-2010) prior to returning to Washington to serve as the Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs.