The Middle East and U.S. Policy The past few years have seen the United States become deeply involved in events around the globe. The Middle East, in particular, dictates much of U.S. foreign policy.
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The Middle East and U.S. Policy

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The Middle East and U.S. Policy

The Middle East and U.S. Policy

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The past few years have seen the United States become deeply involved in events around the globe. The Middle East, in particular, dictates much of U.S. foreign policy.

National security expert Thomas Barnett analyzes the region in a conversation with Liane Hansen.