A Hinge of History: The Middle East After the UAE-Israel Peace Accord

On September 15, Israel and the UAE signed an agreement at the White House normalizing relations between the two countries. In the eyes of regional experts, this deal and the parallel announcement between Bahrain and Israel, represents a watershed in the history of the Middle East, a moment of real opportunity with significant geopolitical, economic, and social consequences. Dennis Ross, Martin Indyk, and Dan Shapiro are three of the United States most knowledgeable Middle East policy experts. They offer their views of the landmark agreement and opportunities for a warm peace between the UAE and Israel. Join us for this discussion led by the UAE Ambassador to the US Yousef al Otaiba.

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