Middle East studies in the News
Presidential Candidates Offer Competing Visions for Global Crises [incl. Yuksel Sezgin]
by Thomas Beckley-Forest
For those keeping up with international news, the world seems be slipping into dangerous chaos. The current geopolitical landscape feels incredibly unstable, especially in the Middle East. Part of this may be media-driven hysteria, but many experts agree: it's bad.
At a Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs panel on Oct. 13 on the emerging Iran Deal, Professor Yuksel Sezgin, director of Syracuse University's Middle Eastern studies program, said the region in particular is "worse than it has been in decades."
The inability of Western powers like the U.S. to contain the crisis in the Middle East has become a focal point for broader national anxiety—the creeping sense that the book has closed on the American century.
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