Airs Friday, September 8, 2017, at 7:45 p.m. This week commentator Gary Borders reflects on what now for Houston in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

Stephen F. Austin State University will bring together Middle East scholars, analysts and journalists for a two-day conference in Houston. The conference will focus on the future relationship between the United States and the Middle East. TheĀ goal is to develop some policy recommendations that can be forwarded to the U.S. State Department and policy institutes. The conference will be held Oct. 18-19 at the Magnolia Hotel in Houston. It's free and open to the public.