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Closing Conflicts: Prospects for Negotiations in the Middle East
This weeks episode focuses on conflicts in the Middle East. Between volatile proxy wars in Syria and Yemen, rising tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran and a declaration to move the US Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, entrenched conflicts have transformed the political landscape and created new flashpoints over the past year. With tensions running high and leadership for a proposed peace plan in question, what are the prospects for renewed negotiations? Ambassador Dennis Ross, former negotiator for peace processes in the Middle East and leading advisor on the region to Presidents George H. W. Bush, Reagan, Clinton and Obama, is in conversation with World Affairs CEO Jane Wales.

Mon, Feb 26, 2018 -- 8:00pm

World Affairs is a nationally syndicated radio broadcast that airs every Monday at 8:00 pm on KQED public radio and uploaded to for rebroadcast by NPR stations across the nation. World Affairs brings you, the listener, informative and engaging conversations that explore issues and opportunities that transcends borders. Tune in to hear thought leaders, change makers and engaged citizens share ideas and learn from one another in conversations that matter. Founded in 1947, following the San Francisco conference that established the United Nations, World Affairs remains one of the most vibrant global affairs organizations in the United States.

Tue, Feb 27, 2018 -- 2:00am

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