Program Details

Hezbollah, Israel and the Middle East De-Conflicting Approach

Robert G. Rabil
Politics / Current Events

Course Description

In this guided discussion, Rabil will examine the de-conflicting Middle East policy including Iran-Saudi negotiations, mediated by Iraq, to resume diplomatic relations and reduce tensions in the Middle East. Rabil will raise questions relating to the impact of this policy on Hezbollah behavior and Israel's concerns.

About the Instructor

  • Robert G. Rabil, Ph.D., is an internationally renowned scholar. His books have been highly commended and reviewed by major academic journals. He is considered one of the leading experts on Salafism, radical Islam, and U.S.-Arab-Israeli relations. He earned doctoral degree in Near Eastern and Judaic Studies from Brandeis University. In May 2012, he was conferred with an honorary doctoral degree in humanities from the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. He is a professor of political science at Florida Atlantic University.

    Lifelong Learning Professorship of Current Affairs, 2018-19
    Lifelong Learning Professorship of Current Affairs, 2012-13
    Recipient of the 2008 Excellence in Teaching Award