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Iran after the 2012 Parliamentary Elections

March 08, 2012 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Bijan Khajehpour analyzed Iran's parliamentary election results and discussed the prospects of economic and political development.

A Mosque in Germany: Nazis, Intelligence Services and the Rise of Political Islam in the West

March 01, 2012 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Stefan Meining, former Wilson Center public policy scholar and editor of Bayerischer Rundfunk, Bavaria's Public Broadcasting Service will discuss his latest book entitled which sheds new light on the history of the Islamic scene in Germany and how it was systematically nurtured by the intelligence services.
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Israel, Iran, and the Arabs: A Regional Perspective

February 22, 2012 // 9:30am11:00am
Four Middle East experts discussed the challenges facing the region in light of the events of the past year, focusing on current tensions between Israel and Iran and the shift in regional relationships.

Post-Occupation Iraq: The Brittleness of Political Institutions

February 15, 2012 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Adeed Dawisha discussed Iraq’s political institutions and highlighted how their dysfunction appears to be hindering the transition to democracy.

An Assessment of Iran’s Upcoming Parliamentary Elections

February 09, 2012 // 12:00pm1:15pm
Hosein Ghazian, an expert on the electoral process, presented a preview of the March 2 Iranian parliamentary elections.
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A Single Roll of the Dice: Obama’s Diplomacy with Iran

February 01, 2012 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Trita Parsi discussed his latest book, focusing on the state of the Obama administration’s diplomatic relations with Iran, how a series of diplomatic failures led to the current state of affairs, and the steps that must be taken moving forward.

Saddam Hussein’s Ba‘th Party: Inside an Authoritarian Regime

January 23, 2012 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Author Joseph Sassoon translated and analyzed the documents that form the basis of this revealing book about Saddam Hussein’s Ba‘th Party which came to power in 1968 and remained for 35 years, until the 2003 U.S. invasion.
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The Transformation of the Middle East: Challenge and Response of the International Community

January 18, 2012 // 11:00am12:00pm
A Director's Forum with Ambassador Peter Wittig, Permanent Representative of Germany to the United Nations

Justice Iranian Style: Tehran's Extrajudicial Assassinations

January 12, 2012 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Roya Hakakian, an Iranian-American poet, writer, and journalist, discussed the Mykonos Restaurant assassination of 1992, in Berlin in which three exiled Kurdish-Iranian opposition leaders were killed, and its effects on Iran’s relationship with the West, as well as the case’s impact on Iran’s extrajudicial assassination program.

Opium Nation: Child Brides, Drug Lords, and One Woman's Journey Through Afghanistan

January 10, 2012 // 9:00am10:00am
Journalist and author Fariba Nawa discussed her recently published book, Opium Nation, as well as the role of women in the drug trade in Afghanistan and within Afghan society during the war led by the United States.

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