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The Rise & Fall of Iran in Arab and Muslim Eyes - A New Poll

March 05, 2013 // 12:30pm2:00pm
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Of 20 Arab and Muslim states, 14 have unfavorable opinions of Iran. This fact and more was uncovered in James Zogby’s recent poll of Arab and Muslim opinion on Iran. James Zogby was joined by panelists Haleh EsfandiariHisham MelhemBarbara Slavin, and Marc Lynch in this National Conversation discussion moderated by Tom Gjelten of NPR.

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6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
 
Event Speakers List: 
  • Jane Harman // Director, President and CEO
  • Managing Director of Zogby Research Services, Author of Arab Voices, and founder and President of the Arab American Institute
  • Haleh Esfandiari // Director, Middle East Program
  • Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council's South Asia Center and Washington correspondent for Al-Monitor.com
  • Bureau Chief of Al Arabiya News Channel, Washington D.C.
  • Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs and Director of both the Institute for Middle East Studies and the Middle East Studies Program, The George Washington University
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