The Importance of Egypt to American Foreign Policy in the Middle East
Photo Courtesy: Mariam Soliman from Cairo, Egypt, Wikipedia
When many Americans think of Egypt, they might think of mummies, pyramids, and the Nile River. And although Egypt has a rich cultural history, it’s also a really important player in international politics. Egypt is one of the U.S.’s most valued allies in the Middle East. With a new administration in the White House, there is a possibility that relationship could change.
Fordham Conversations Host Kacie Candela and James Ketterer discuss why Egypt may be more important to U.S. foreign policy than one might think. The Fordham Alumni is Dean at Bard College, Director of Bard Globalization and International Affairs Program (BGIA) and expert on the Middle East, Listen here.