Each week, we’ll dive into the top news happening around the Middle East to discuss the stories behind the headlines. With the proliferation of regional conflicts and political drama, we will break down the major developments, provide insight from some of the foremost experts, and have fun while we’re at it. Off the Hookah with Phil and Cooper is a production of Al-Monitor.
by Phil & Cooper Wednesday, Jul. 19, 2017
Cooper returns after a long bike ride through Europe, so he and Phil discuss the controversial Iranian exile group MEK and the wedge they’ve driven between Iran and Palestine. Also, the Notorious R.T.E. (Recep Tayyip Erdogan) celebrates one year of “democracy” since last year’s failed military coup in Turkey.
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