The Heat: Red Sea Crisis

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Commercial shipping vessels are making a long detour to avoid being targeted in the Red Sea. The Houthi have been launching attacks on ships in support of the Palestine cause in Gaza. The incidents have led to a disruption in global trade. 

To talk more about the situation in the Middle East, our guests:

  • Mohammad Marandi is Chair of the American Studies Department at the University of Tehran.
  • Michael O’Hanlon is Senior Fellow and director of research at the Brookings Institution. 
  • Trita Parsi is Executive Vice President at the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft. 
  • Brian Becker is the Executive Director of the ANSWER Coalition.