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A View from the Middle East on the Russian Invasion of Ukraine with Ibrahim Al-Assil, Senior Fellow at the Middle East Institute

Ibrahim Al-Assil, Senior Fellow at the Middle East Institute joins Host Richard Levick of LEVICK to provide a view of the Russian invasion of Ukraine from the Middle East perspective. He discusses the fascinating implications of the UAE’s abstention on the UN vote; the impact of the loss of trust by regional countries as a result of the failure of the United States to uphold its promise on the “red line” on the use of chemical weapons by Syria; the impact of radically changing positions by different U.S. administrations; U.S. relations with the UAE, Israel Qatar and other countries in the region; China and India’s strategies and more. The Middle East Institute, a non-partisan think tank, is the oldest Washington-based institution dedicated solely to the study of the Middle East. Listen here