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ISRAEL IN DEPTH – With guest, Marwa Maziad, discussing the recent agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates to normalize their relations.

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On this episode of Israel in Depth, Dov Waxman talks with Marwa Maziad, a visiting scholar at the University of Washington's Jackson School of International Studies, about Israel's new agreement with the United Arab Emirates to normalize diplomatic relations and the broader implications of the deal for the Middle East region.

   

Israel in Depth (Episode 6) - Professor Dov Waxman, the Director of UCLA's Nazarian Center for Israel Studies, talks with Egyptian-American scholar Marwa Maziad about the agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates to normalize their relations, the reception the deal has received in the Arab world, and the changes in the region that helped bring about this diplomatic breakthrough. Podcast recorded August 17, 2020.

 

About the Guest

Dr. Marwa Maziad is a non-resident scholar with the Middle East Institute's Defense and Security Program, a visiting scholar at the University of Washington's Jackson School of International Studies, and a senior fellow at American University's Center for Israel Studies in Washington, D.C.  An Egyptian-American, Dr. Maziad has held academic positions at Qatar University and Northwestern University in Qatar. She is the co-editor of The Arab Gulf States and the West: Perceptions and Realities – Opportunities and Perils (Routledge, 2019). Dr. Maziad is a frequent political commentator on television and radio, including NPR, BBC Arabic, France24, and CNN International.

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