President Trump’s latest update regarding the withdrawal of American troops from Syria has surprised many and caused controversy, especially in light of the expected Turkish military operation.
Prof. Zisser will address what this move means for Syria internally and the effect on the security of Israel and its allies in the region. In addition, he will explain the effect on the pro-Iranian forces in Syria and the dominance of Russia in the area.
Prof. Eyal Zisser is a leading expert on Syria and Lebanon, a professor in the Department of Middle Eastern and African History at Tel Aviv University, and also serves as deputy rector of the university. Zisser is also the former head of the Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies.