Amanpour and Company

Ali Soufan & Lawrence Wright on Policy in the Middle East

Clip: 01/10/2019 | 2m 54s | Video has closed captioning.

100 days after the brutal murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi Arabia, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo defends America’s leadership in the Middle East during a visit to Cairo. Al Qaeda expert and Khashoggi’s friend Lawrence Wright and former FBI agent Ali Soufan discuss how President Trump’s foreign policy decisions are affecting the region in the wake of Khashoggi’s death.

Aired: 01/10/19

Rating: NR

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