“KNOW BETTER WITH MESOP” : Implications of US Disengagement from the Middle East

By Prof. Efraim Inbar, July 26, 2016 – Mideast Security and Policy Studies No. 122

The United States is retreating from the Middle East. The adverse implications of this policy shift are manifold, including: the acceleration  of Tehran’s drive to regional hegemony, the palpable risk of regional nuclear proliferation following the JCPOA, the spread of jihadist Islam, and Russia’s growing penetration of the region. Manifest US weakness is also bound to have ripple effects far beyond the Middle East, as global players  question the value of partnership with an irresolute Washington. Read all : http://besacenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/MSPS122.pdf