The Israel-UAE-Bahrain-US deal: Causes and implications of normalization

Dr. Ramzy Baroud and Dr. Trita Parsi will discuss and analyze the normalization deal between Israel, the UAE, Bahrain, and the US. The event will be live-streamed on YouTube Biography of Speakers Dr. Trita Parsi is an award-winning author and the 2010 recipient of the Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order. He is the Executive Vice President of the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft and an expert on US-Iranian relations, Iranian foreign politics, and the geopolitics of the Middle East. He is the author of Treacherous Alliance: The Secret Dealings of Iran, Israel and the United States, for which he conducted more than 130 interviews with senior Israeli, Iranian and American decision-makers. Parsi’s articles on Middle East affairs have been published in the Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Financial Times, Jane’s Intelligence Review, the Nation, The American Conservative, the Jerusalem Post, The Forward, and others. He is a frequent guest on CNN, PBS’s Newshour with Jim Lehrer, NPR, the BBC, and Al Jazeera. Dr. Ramzy Baroud is a journalist and the Editor of The Palestine Chronicle. He is the author of five books on Palestine including, “My Father Was a Freedom Fighter,” “The Last Earth,” and his latest, “These Chains Will Be Broken: Palestinian Stories of Struggle and Defiance in Israeli Prisons.” Baroud is a non-resident Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Islam and Global Affairs (CIGA), Istanbul Zaim University, and at the Johannesburg-based Afro-Middle East Center (AMEC). His website is REGISTER FOR THE EVENT HERE