Middle East

The Middle East Program heads CSIS’s work on the region, which analyzes a wide range of political, security, and socioeconomic issues related to the Middle East and North Africa, with special attention to the ways that changes in the Middle East and North Africa have effects beyond the region.

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Where Does The U.S. Go From Here— Gaza: The Human Toll

CSIS’s J. Stephen Morrison, Michelle Strucke, and Jon B. Alterman discuss Gaza's humanitarian crisis with Ambassador David Satterfield, Senior Advisor on the Middle East, U.S. Department of State, and Nick Schifrin, Foreign Affairs and Defense Correspondent, PBS NewsHour.

Transcript — May 23, 2024

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Jon B. Alterman
Senior Vice President, Zbigniew Brzezinski Chair in Global Security and Geostrategy, and Director, Middle East Program
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Seth G. Jones
Senior Vice President; Harold Brown Chair; and Director, International Security Program
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Will Todman
Deputy Director and Senior Fellow, Middle East Program
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Daniel Byman
Senior Fellow, Transnational Threats Project