Just a few weeks ago, former Trump administration officials were still claiming that they had brought peace to the Middle East. But the latest round of violence demonstrates that their approach was deeply flawed and only set the conditions for long-term escalation. Meanwhile, the Biden team has clearly been caught flat-footed, having been distracted by other issues and not yet having a clear strategy for the region – or even an ambassador in Israel – in place. This episode explores the recent background of American policy in the region under Trump and the challenges it has created for Biden today.
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Host – Andy Gawthorpe
Growth consultant – Anne Stoop