Here & Now Here & Now

Support the news

Who's Friends With Whom In The Middle East?06:01

This article is more than 5 years old.

The U.S. considers Iran an adversary but recently Iran supported the effort to retake the Iraqi city of Tikrit from ISIS. That's just one of the complicated relationships playing out across the Middle East, where discerning friends from enemies can be challenging. Here & Now security analyst Jim Walsh discusses this with host Jeremy Hobson.


  • Jim Walsh, Here & Now security analyst and an expert in international security at MIT’s Security Studies Program. He tweets @DrJimWalshMIT.

This segment aired on March 31, 2015.


Support the news

Support the news