Events

Jordan and the Challenges of Confronting ISIS Next Door

July 14, 2015 // 9:00am10:00am
Join us for a conversation on the internal developments in Jordan since the onset of the Arab Spring. Panelists will address how the civil war in Syria and the rise of ISIS has affected Jordan. They will also discuss Jordan’s policy options and the prospect of a buffer zone.

The Endgame: Who Got What From the Iran Talks? (U.S. Institute of Peace)

July 13, 2015 // 9:30am11:00am
Nuclear experts, regional analysts and Iran scholars will explain what's next for all parties, whether there's a deal or no deal. This event is the fifth in the Iran Forum series sponsored by: USIP, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, the RAND Corporation, the Arms Control Association, the Center for a New American Security, the Stimson Center, Partnership for a Secure America, and the Ploughshares Fund.
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Middle East Energy: Beyond an Iran Nuclear Deal

July 09, 2015 // 10:30am12:00pm
Iran hopes that the pending nuclear framework agreement will lead to much needed foreign investment in its oil and gas sector. Insofar as eased sanctions permit, billions of dollars will be needed to reverse production declines and re-establish production growth. How realistic are Iran’s aspirations to attract such investment, and what increased production and exports can be reasonably expected over the near to medium term?
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Rouhani at Two Years: An Assessment on the Cusp of a Nuclear Deal

June 25, 2015 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Attention during President Rouhani's first two years in office has understandably been focused on Iran’s nuclear negotiations with the P5+1. Yet these two years have also witnessed important developments—and conflicts—in the sphere of politics, the economy, human rights, and social policy. Our panel examined this broad spectrum of issues.
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Pirates, Islam, and U.S. Hostage Policy

June 24, 2015 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Moore discussed his two and a half year ordeal as a captive of Somali pirates, with a focus on certain myths about hostage-taking.
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Calculating the Costs of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

June 15, 2015 // 12:00pm1:15pm
This event will explore both the economic and the non economic factors surrounding the conflict that might influence the parties' decisions and the long-term implications for Israel, the West Bank and Gaza and the international community.
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Youth and Civil Society: The Missing Powers in Yemen

June 11, 2015 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Mohammad Al-Shami discussed the different stakeholders and positions in Yemen and review what is happening on the ground. He drew attention to the struggles and consequences that Yemenis face if the conflict continues without an immediate solution. In addition, Al-Shami highlighted the importance of empowering youth movements and civil society in Yemen in order to mobilize the community to promote peace.
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Turkey: Parliamentary Elections and their Aftermath

June 09, 2015 // 9:30am11:00am
The June 7 Turkish elections witnessed the AKP's loss of the majority in parliament. Participants of this panel discussed the election results and considered how these will affect Turkish domestic and foreign policy in the months to come.
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Weighing Concerns and Assurances about a Nuclear Deal with Iran

June 03, 2015 // 12:00pm1:00pm
The Iran Project’s new report, Weighing Concerns and Assurances about a Nuclear Deal with Iran, is designed to encourage a balanced bipartisan discussion on emerging arguments for and against a P5+1 deal with Iran on its nuclear program.

Sarajevo Roses, Tahrir Protests & Djerbahood: Injustice, Youth & Resilience

June 03, 2015 // 10:00am11:00am
In the Balkans, local youth, unsatisfied by attempts to deal with post-conflict and post-authoritarian injustice, launched their own forms of activism. Arnaud Kurze will discuss why and how, despite repressive politics, youth were able to create alternative spaces to express their political voice.

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