About Middle East Focus

Middle East Focus is a weekly podcast featuring discussion and analysis on U.S. foreign policy and contemporary political and social issues in the Middle East.

You can subscribe to the show on and . If you have an Amazon Echo you can play the latest episode by saying, "Alexa, play 'Middle East Focus' from TuneIn."

About the Host

Paul Salem is president of The Middle East Institute. He focuses on issues of political change, transition, and conflict as well as the regional and international relations of the Middle East. He has a particular emphasis on the countries of the Levant and Egypt. Salem is also a musician and composer of Arabic-Brazilian jazz, including the song that plays at the beginning and end of this podcast. Find his music on .

Episodes

Listen to past episodes of the Middle East Focus podcast.