Program Details

Reaping the Harvest:   How 2020 US Foreign Policy Impacted 2021

Walid Phares
International Relations / Politics
Video Catch-up

Course Description

This presentation will review 2020 and address the major decisions made in U.S. foreign policy by the Trump administration. Also discussed will be the position of the U.S. Congress, before and after the November election. Phares will project the impact of these policies on the coming year 2021. The presentation will update participants regarding the current state of geopolitics, particularly in the greater Middle East and other conflict areas, focusing particularly on the conflicts with Iran and the Jihadists in several theaters, including Iraq, Syria, Turkey, the Gulf, Libya, and beyond.

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 2003-2006 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.

Upcoming programs presented by Walid Phares.

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One-Time FPL12063 Walid Phares Reaping the Harvest:   How 2020 US Foreign Policy Impacted 2021
Monday, December 6: 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm