Russia in the Middle East: A View from Israel
Since Russia entered the Syrian conflict in September 2015, it has positioned itself as a major player in the region. Israel, in particular, has had to contend with Russia’s presence directly across its border. How does Israel perceive Russia’s influence in the region? How does it impact Israel’s ability to maintain its security interests? The speakers will address these questions and related issues.
Major General (Res.) Amos Gilead
Dr. Col. (Res.) Shaul Shay
Dr. Dmitry Adamsky
The Kennan Institute is the premier U.S. center for advanced research on Russia and Eurasia and the oldest and largest regional program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. The Kennan Institute is committed to improving American understanding of Russia, Ukraine, and the region through research and exchange. Read more