President Obama has recently announced plans to add U.S Special Operations forces in Syria as well as send additional troops to Iraq. The current relationship between the U.S and the Middle East is the result of a complicated past that continues to shape how the U.S and the region operate together.
- Missy Ryan, Pentagon and Military Reporter, The Washington Post
- Andrew Bacevich, Author, America’s War for the Greater Middle East
This show originally aired on April 28, 2016 at 10 a.m.