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Foreign Policy Challenges Facing The Biden Administration: Middle East

By Zane Heflin — February 10, 2021

The Biden administration has already made two significant departures from the Trump administration by signing an executive order to end the travel ban on Muslim-majority countries and ending support of the war in Yemen. How will Biden choose to confront other foreign policy challenges early on in his administration?

Facts At-A-Glance

  • 3.67% purity limit

    is the agreed-upon purity limit for nuclear enrichment in the Iran Deal

  • 2,500 troops

    were deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan when Biden entered office

  • 83% of Syrians

    live below the poverty line

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