Middle East and North Africa Events

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Book Discussion: Murder in the Name of Honor: The True Story of One Woman's Heroic Fight Against an Unbelievable Crime

October 26, 2009 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
"Honor killings" claim the lives of 5,000 women every year. Murder in the Name of Honor breaks the silence surrounding this crime with personal stories, and describes the author's battle to change outdated laws and expose governments that turn a blind eye to the murder of women.
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Return of the Foxbats: New Light on the Climax of Soviet Military Intervention in the Middle East, 1969-1972

October 19, 2009 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Cold War International History Project
Isabella Ginor, Research Fellow, Harry S. Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace, Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Gideon Remez, Research Fellow, Harry S. Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace; Craig Daigle, Assistant Professor, City College of New York
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Traffic Jam: Gender, Labor, Migration and Trafficking in Dubai

October 09, 2009 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Middle East Program
Pardis Mahdavi, Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center and Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Pomona College
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The U.S., Hamas, and the Pursuit of Israeli-Palestinian Peace

October 05, 2009 // 10:00am11:30am
Middle East Program
Elliott Abrams, Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations and Former Deputy National Security Adviser for Middle Eastern Affairs, George W. Bush Administration; Robert Pastor, Professor of International Relations and Founder and Co-Director, Center for Democracy and Election Management, American University and Senior Adviser on Conflict Resolution and the Middle East, The Carter Center; Aaron David Miller, Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center
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Rediscovering Multilateralism: Toward a Cooperative Approach to Middle East Reform

October 02, 2009 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Global Europe Program
Audra Grant, RAND Corporation; Hanane Zelouani Idrissi, National Endowment for Democracy; Almut Moeller, Austrian Institute for European and Security Policy; Andrew Albertson, POMED Executive Director

What's Next? Perspectives From Afghan Civil Society

October 01, 2009 // 10:30am11:30am
Middle East Program
Mary Akrami, Afghan Women Skills Development Center; Orzala Ashraf, Humanitarian Assistance for the Women and Children of Afghanistan; Palwasha Hassan, International Center for Human Rights and Democratic Development
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Book Launch: Sisters in War: A Story of Love, Family, and Survival in the New Iraq

September 29, 2009 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Middle East Program
Christina Asquith, Former Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center; Zia Groosh Flossman, Former Correspondent, Iraqi Media Network, Baghdad; Manal Omar, Program Officer, Grant Program, United States Institute of Peace

Book Talk: Immortal: A Military History of Iran and Its Armed Forces

September 21, 2009 // 4:00pm5:00pm
Middle East Program
Steven Ward, Senior Intelligence Analyst, Central Intelligence Agency

POSTPONED: How's Obama Doing in the Middle East?

September 15, 2009 // 9:00am11:00am
Middle East Program
POSTPONEDWilliam J. Burns, Under Secretary for Political Affairs, U.S. Department of State; Afshin Molavi, Fellow, New America Foundation; Steven Simon, Adjunct Senior Fellow, Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations; Aaron David Miller, Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center
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Book Launch: My Prison, My Home: One Woman's Story of Captivity in Iran

September 14, 2009 // 4:00pm5:00pm
Middle East Program
Author Haleh Esfandiari, Director, Middle East Program, Woodrow Wilson Center; Michael Van Dusen, Deputy Director, Woodrow Wilson Center (moderator)

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