A Grey Crane flies over Agamon Hula Lake in the Hula valley as the sun rises in northern Israel.

Hope for the Middle East

From all predictions about the Middle East, the conflicts in the region are far from over. What are the undercurrents at play that are preventing any type of hope for stability? By identifying what these are, can we then begin to build foundations for a more harmonious future?

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Rami Khouri
Senior Fellow, Middle East Initiative at the Belfer Centre for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University and Director of the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs at the American University of Beirut.
Anthony Bubalo
Research Director at the Lowy Institute for International Policy, Director of the West Asia Program covering the Middle East, Central and Southwest Asia
Ehud Yaari
Political commentator and journalist and Lafer international fellow at The Washington Institute

in conversation with Geraldine Doogue on the ABC Saturday Extra program.