Middle East Update at Mid-Year 2024

On June 13, 2024, the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations hosted a discussion titled “Middle East Update at Mid-Year 2024.” The program featured former United States diplomats Ambassador (Ret.) Michael Gfoeller and Mr. David H. Rundell. It was moderated by Colonel (Ret.) Abbas K. Dahouk, with Mr. Patrick Mancino, Executive Vice President of the Council, joining them for the proceedings.



Joining the program were:

Featured Specialists:


  • Colonel (Ret.) Abbas K. Dahouk, National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations Board of Directors Member; Former U.S. Department of State Senior Military Advisor; Former U.S. Embassy in Saudi Arabia Defense and Army Attache; HyphenPoint LLC President.


  • Mr. Patrick Mancino, National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations Executive Vice President and Director of Development.

The discussion can be viewed on the National Council’s YouTube channel.