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, Sep. 20, 2017
The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) is convening this week in New York City, so heads of state from around the world are jockeying for who can get the longest speech and who can book the nicest presidential suite. Phil and Cooper travel up to the Big Apple to speak with Al-Monitor's diplomatic correspondent, Laura Rozen, who has been on-site, to discuss what she's been hearing within the halls of power.