Wednesday 15 Aug 2018 | 15:29 | SYDNEY

In a speech on 23 August 2006 co-hosted jointly by the Lowy Institute and the University of Sydney, Lowy Institute Board Member, Ambassador Martin Indyk, addressed the current turmoil in the Middle East and, in particular, what this meant for the United States goal of re-shaping and democratising the Middle East. According to Ambassador Indyk, the Bush Adminstration's 'New Middle East' was indeed now lying amongst the ruins of Beirut and Baghdad. Nevertheless, there were some signs of hope that a new regional equilibrium might yet be found.


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