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Henri J Barkey

Henri J Barkey is the Cohen Professor of International Relations at Lehigh University and an adjunct senior fellow for Middle East Studies at the Council of Foreign Relations. He is the former director of the Middle East Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Barkey is also a former public policy scholar at the Wilson Center. His most recent works include “Turkey's Syria Predicament” and “Iraq, Its Neighbors and the United States,” co-edited with Phebe Marr and Scott Lasensky. He served as a member of the US State Department Policy Planning Staff working primarily on issues related to the Middle East, the Eastern Mediterranean, and intelligence from 1998 to 2000.

Articles By Henri J Barkey

The Eastern Mediterranean Region Will Remain Tense, But Is Unlikely to See Major Conflict By Henri J Barkey - Sep 8, 2019

A great deal of uncertainty reigns in the wider Eastern Mediterranean. Old political fissures, such as the Turkish-Cypriot conflict, not to mention the Israel-Lebanon (and Iran) disputes, have been exacerbated by new developments with yet to be discerned consequences. The changing geopolitics of energy, following the gas discoveries by Cyprus, Egypt and Israel, the US-Turkish … Continue reading “The Eastern Mediterranean Region Will Remain Tense, But Is Unlikely to See Major Conflict”