Alliances and Interventions: US-Israel Relations and the Syrian Civil War

Date
Apr 9, 2018 , 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Location
Schroeder Hall, Green Music Center
Admission Fees
Free

Ft. speaker Uri Marantz, PhD. Candidate, Carleton University’s Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Ottawa

The United States and Israel share a “special relationship,” a pivotal alliance with major implications for a region beset by civil war. Although the US and Israel share the same geopolitical orientation, their strategic objectives and military interventions in Syria – one of the worst civil wars in modern history – have not always been compatible. This presentation explores the history of the US-Israel alliance, places it within the context of the Arab Spring uprisings, and unpacks the alliance politics of foreign intervention in the Syrian civil war since 2011.

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