Is US involvement in the Middle East slowly fading away?

 25 Aug 2022 ( News Bureau )

While in Saudi Arabia last month, US President Joe Biden stressed that the United States was ''not going anywhere'' and wouldn’t ''walk away and leave a vacuum to be filled by China, Russia, or Iran''. But did his words reassure anyone?

High on his agenda was the prospect of a nuclear deal with Iran. But he expressed zero interest in resurrecting the Palestinian-Israeli peace process.

Council on Foreign Relations senior fellow Steven Cook tells host Steve Clemons that the US agenda for the Middle East has become severely diminished.


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