Middle East and North Africa Events

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The 2006 Ion Ratiu Democracy Lecture: Are There Democracy Lessons Arabs Can Learn From Eastern Europe?

November 30, 2006 // 3:30pm5:00pm
History and Public Policy Program
Dr. Saad Ibrahim, professor at the American University in Cairo and the recipient of the 2006 Ion Ratiu Democracy Award delivered the 2nd annual Ion Ratiu Democracy Lecture key-note address: Are There Democracy Lessons Arabs Can Learn From Eastern Europe? Introductory remarks were provided by Ambassador Akbar Ahmed.
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Options for U.S. Policy towards the Arab-Israeli Conflict

November 15, 2006 // 7:00am11:30am
Middle East Program
The Joseph and Alma Gildenhorn Middle East Forum of the Wilson Center's Middle East Program is hosting a half-day conference with several Middle East experts on Wednesday, November 15, 2006. The first panel will discuss U.S. policy options for Palestinian-Israeli peace while the second panel will discuss U.S. policy options for Lebanon, Israel, and Syria.
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Saudi Arabia and the Iraq War

November 09, 2006 // 11:00am12:00pm
Middle East Program
Nawaf Obaid,Managing Director of the Saudi National Security Assessment Project (SNSAP), a national security consultancy based in Riyadh; Private Security & Energy Advisor to Prince Turki Al Faisal, Saudi Ambassador to the United States

Prisoners: A Muslim & A Jew Across the Middle East Divide

November 02, 2006 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Middle East Program
Jeffrey Goldberg, Washington correspondent of The New Yorker and author of the book Prisoners: A Muslim & A Jew Across the Middle East Divide

Rethinking the Effects of Political Inclusion: Lessons from Jordan

November 01, 2006 // 11:00am12:00pm
Middle East Program
Jillian Schwedler, Assistant Professor of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland at College Park and author of Faith in Moderation: Islamist Parties in Jordan and Yemen
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Regional Impact of the July 2006 War on Lebanon

October 31, 2006 // 11:00am12:00pm
Middle East Program
Walid Jumblatt, Druze leader and the head of the Progressive Socialist Party of Lebanon
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"Hizbollywood. Hizbollah's Information War Viewed from Lebanon"

October 17, 2006 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Middle East Program
Marwan Kraidy, Assistant Professor of International Relations and International Communication, School of International Service at American University and a former Woodrow Wilson Center Fellow

Collateral Damage: Is the Widening Middle East Crisis Damaging Our Relations with Egypt and Other Regional Allies

September 28, 2006 // 9:00am10:30am
Middle East Program
With Amb. Edward Walker, Linowitz Professor of Middle East Studies, Hamilton College, NY , Amb. Hussein Hassouna, The League of Arab States Ambassador to the United States (Invited), Mohammad Hakki,Freelance Journalist, and Amb. Nicholas A. Veliotes, USEF Chairman and former Assistant Secretary of State for Near East Affairs, former U.S. Ambassador to Egypt and Jordan
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Iraq: An Update
Director's Forum with His Excellency Jalal Talabani,President of Iraq

September 26, 2006 // 2:30pm3:30pm
Middle East Program
Director's Forum with His Excellency Jalal Talabani, President of Iraq
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Afghanistan: Five Years After 9/11

September 25, 2006 // 2:00pm3:00pm
Middle East Program
A Director's Forum with His Excellency Hamid Karzai, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

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