The leaders of the two countries with the world’s most powerful nuclear arms, the US and Russia, were in the Middle East recently – both on a mission to further their own interests. But President Joe Biden and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin did not meet. So why were these two leaders there? And what difference will their visits make to the region?
In this episode:
- Mahjoob Zweiri (@Profmzweiri), Director of the Gulf Studies Centre at Qatar University
This episode was produced by Khaled Soltan, Hayat Mongodin, and host Sami Zeidan. George Alwer is our sound designer. Aya Elmileik is our lead engagement producer and Munera AlDosari is our assistant engagement producer. Omar al-Saleh is our executive producer.