Joe Biden is making his first trip to the region since becoming president.
His first stop is Israel, followed by the occupied West Bank before going to Saudi Arabia, a country he once described as a ‘pariah’.
So what can he achieve?
And will he be held back by political pressures at home?
Presenter: Nastasya Tay
Khaled Elgindy – Senior Fellow, Middle East Institute
Andreas Krieg – Senior Lecturer in Defence Studies, King’s College London
Scott Lucas – Professor Emeritus, University of Birmingham
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