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Lecture

The New Geopolitical Face of the Middle East

  • Graham E. Fuller
Date
14 April 2016
Time
Series
Conflict, Islamist Extremism & Governance in the Middle East
Location
Stichthage
Koningin Julianaplein 10 (13th floor)
2595 AA The Hague
Room
Lange Voorhout Room

The Middle East has undergone huge geopolitical shifts over the past decade including the emergence of a “new Turkey,” the Arab Spring, the collapse of numerous regimes, a shifting American role, a restored Russian presence, widespread war and violence, and the emergence of ISIS whose impact reaches to Europe. What is the character of these shifts and how will they shape the future of this tumultuous region as well as the role of major outside powers?

About Graham E. Fuller

Graham E. Fuller is a former Vice Chair of the National Intelligence Council at CIA in charge of long range forecasting. He has lived and worked in the Middle East for nearly two decades. He has written numerous books on Middle East politics and Islamic movements and Eurasian geopolitics, recently Turkey and the Arab Spring: Leadership in the Middle East. His latest book is a novel: Breaking Faith: a novel of espionage and an American’s crisis of conscience in Pakistan. He lives in Vancouver Canada.


 

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