Episode 151 | Understanding Biden’s approach to the Middle East with Ambassador Daniel Kurtzer


In this episode, BICOM’s Research Associate Samuel Nurding speaks with Ambassador Daniel C. Kurtzer about the Biden administration’s approach to the Middle East. Ambassador Kurtzer draws on his unique experience as the US Ambassador to Israel and Egypt to discuss the US role in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, the challenges of confronting Iran and reconstruction in Gaza, and Israel’s relations with its neighbours in the region.

Ambassador Kurtzer is the S. Daniel Abraham Professor of Middle East Policy Studies at Princeton University’s School of Public and International Affairs. During a 29-year career in the U.S. Foreign Service, Ambassador Kurtzer served as the United States Ambassador to Israel and as the United States Ambassador to Egypt.