Podcast: The Crisis in the Greater Middle East

The Crisis in the Greater Middle EastOn 12 November 2015, the Department of Politics hosted a round table discussion on war, geopolitics and the challenge of ISIL in the Middle East region.

The panel featured Ed Bacon, Matthijs van den Bos, Antoine Bousquet, Rob Singh and Barbara Zollner. Assistant Dean Alex Colás chaired the discussion.

The panel assessed the origins and dynamics of the crisis in the Middle East, considering why ISIL’s recruitment practices have been so successful in the West, possible solutions to the Syrian civil war and the ramifications of the conflict for the relationship between Washington and Moscow.

Listen to a recording of the panel:

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