American Studies, Dialogue Series, Regional Studies

Russian Foreign Policy Towards the Middle East


Moderated by GUQ Professor Mehran Kamrava, the event discusses Russia’s motives in the Middle East, examining its growing role in the region and its efforts to defend its national interests. The discussion addresses both domestic and external drivers of Moscow’s foreign policy, tracing the historical evolution of Russia’s presence in the region within the last 30 years.

Speaker: Nikolay Kozhanov – Qatar University

Location: CIRS Conference Room, Georgetown University in Qatar