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Key Middle East Policy Issues

A.Kadir Yildirim | Kelsey Norman | Kristian Coates Ulrichsen | Mohammad Ayatollahi Tabaar

Key Middle East Policy Issues.

This brief explores some of the most pressing and multifaceted considerations the Biden administration should address in developing a strategy for the Middle East. It provides analysis and policy recommendations relating to ongoing developments between the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states, U.S.-Iran relations, Islamist groups, and refugees and migration. Further CME publications will address other crucial issues, such as the prospects for Israeli-Palestinian peace and the ongoing crisis in Lebanon.


This brief is part of a series of Baker Institute recommendations for the new Biden administration.