The Middle East, America and Europe in the Trump Era
On April 13, 2017, the Danube Institute presented Tom Gross, noted Middle East commentator.
On April 13, 2017, the Danube Institute presented
Tom Gross, noted Middle East commentator.
The recent U.S. airstrike on Syria shows a fast-worsening crisis in the Middle East:
• Russian, Syria and Iran line up on one side.
• The U.S., Saudi Arabia, most Sunni Arab states and Israel on the other.
• The ISIS caliphate faces encirclement and defeat, but Christians and other religious minorities face ethnic cleansing throughout the region.
On April 13th, Middle East commentator Tom Gross lead a discussion on the significance and consequences of these latest actions and to discuss the following two topics:
“Israel, America and Europe in the Trump Era”, and,
“Intolerance Against Christians and Jews: Is There a Safe Future for Minorities in the Muslim Middle East?”
Tom Gross is a British-born journalist and international affairs commentator, specialising in the Middle East. He was formerly Jerusalem correspondent for the London Sunday Telegraph and the New York Daily News.
As a commentator, he contributes to both liberal-leaning papers (among them, The Guardian) and conservative-leaning
ones (The Wall Street Journal and others). “Tom Gross is probably Europe’s leading observer of the Middle East” Michael Rubin, formerly of the Pentagon
“Tom Gross’s work has brought to light stories and views that matter” (Magdi Abdelhadi, former Arab Affairs editor for the BBC).
Time: April 13, 17:00-19:00
Venue: Danube Institute, Eötvös u. 24, Budapest, 1067
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