Middle East policy is too important to be guided by short-term concerns

Prof Ezzedine Fishere writes a column in "The Washington Post" about President Joe Biden's visit to the Middle East and says, "He must be careful not to create more problems than he is trying to solve."

After a year and half of avoiding making strategic choices in the Middle East, President Biden will finally show his hand.

His upcoming trip to the region will answer three critical questions: What will U.S. security commitments in the Persian Gulf look like going forward? What will the Biden administration's role be in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict? And how will Biden navigate the United States' classic dilemma of relying on allies who systemically violate its norms and values?

Read the full Washington Post opinion HERE!