Guest Host: Susan Page

The conflict between Israel and Hezbollah is, many say, a proxy war for a larger battle between the U.S. and Iran. We’ll hear several perspectives on the high stakes campaign for influence in the Middle East.

Guests

  • Peter Brookes Senior fellow for national security affairs at the Heritage Foundation; former deputy assistant secretary of defense for Asian and Pacific affairs in the second Bush administration; author, "A Devil's Triangle: Terrorism, WMD and Rogue States."
  • Paul Pillar Director, graduate studies at the Center for Peace and Security Studies at Georgetown University and a former CIA National Intelligence officer
  • Fawaz Gerges Professor of Middle East and international affairs at Sarah Lawrence College; author of "Journey of the Jihadist: Inside Muslim Militancy"
  • Robin Wright Journalist, author and foreign policy analyst at the United States Institute of Peace. Her most recent book is "Dreams and Shadows: The Future of the Middle East."

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