MEI Faculty Director Tarek Masoud, Sultan Qaboos Bin Said of Oman Professor of International Relations, and MEI Visiting Fellow Karim Haggag, Professor of Practice at The American University in Cairo, in conversation with analyst and commentator, Mohammed Alyahya, Editor-in-Chief of Al Arabiya English, the digital English service of the largest pan-Arab free-to-air regional news network.

This event is part of the fall 2020 MEI series, USA 2020: The View from the Arab World, a series of dialogues with Arab thought leaders on the upcoming US elections and America’s changing role in the Middle East, co-hosted by Professor Masoud and Professor Haggag.

Mohammed Khalid Alyahya is the editor-in-chief of Al Arabiya English, the digital English service of the largest pan-Arab free-to-air regional news network. He is a senior research fellow at the Gulf Research Centre and a former nonresident fellow at the Atlantic Council and the King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies. His analysis has been published by the European Council on Foreign Relations, the Atlantic Council, and the Royal United Services Institute in London. He has written for the Wall Street Journalthe New York Timesthe Financial Timesthe Telegraphthe Guardian, and Newsweek among other outlets. He has also appeared as a commentator on the BBC, CNN and CNBC among other outlets.