Program Details

From Ukraine to the Middle East: The Endless Wars

Instructor
Walid Phares
FPL12063
Video Catch-up
Available

Course Description

A comprehensive analysis of the Russian-NATO confrontation over Ukraine, the ethnic conflicts in Eastern Europe, and the new balance of power worldwide as a result of the 2022 war on European soil. And a projection of these conflicts into the Middle East, via Iran, Turkey and Israel.

About the Instructor

  • Walid Phares, Ph.D., an expert on geopolitics, served as President Donald Trump's Foreign Policy advisor during the 2016 campaign and was senior National Security Advisor to Presidential candidate Mitt Romney in 2011-2012. He is the Co-Secretary General of the Transatlantic Parliamentary Group, a transatlantic caucus of members from the U.S. Congress and European Parliament. He advises lawmakers and leaders from the United States, Europe, and the Middle East. He has appeared regularly on Fox News as the network's National Security and Foreign Policy analyst since 2007. He previously served as an MSNBC Terrorism analyst from 2003 to 2006 and frequently appears in international media for English, Arabic, and French interviews. In 1994, he founded the Florida Society for Middle East Studies (FSMES) and has served as an advisor to human rights NGOs since 1992. He is the author of fifteen books and will be publishing his next book in 2022.