Originally broadcast at 10:45 a.m. EDT Friday, July 3, 2020.
Dr. Geoffrey Kemp and Amb. Barbara Bodine examine the geopolitics of environmental issues in the Middle East and why the situation is so dire.
Bodine previously served as the U.S. ambassador to the Republic of Yemen from 1997 to 2001. Kemp is senior director of Regional Security Programs at the Center for the National Interest.
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