The Obama Administration and the Middle East: What the New President Should Not Do

February 03, 2009 // 8:00am10:00am
Robert Malley, Program Director for the Middle East and North Africa, International Crisis Group;Robert Satloff, Executive Director, Washington Institute for Near East Policy;Aaron David Miller, Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center

Gaza and the Future of Peace in the Middle East

January 27, 2009 // 11:00am12:30pm
Leo Kramer, President, Foundation for Applied Research and Chairman, Steering Committee on Health; Marc Gopin, James H. Laue Professor, Director of the Center for World Religions, Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution, Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University; Robert Pastor, Professor of International Relations and Co-Director, Center for Democracy and Election Management, American University, and Senior Advisor on Conflict Resolution in the Middle East, The Carter Center

Panel Discussion: Conflict Resolution in the Middle East: Capacity Building to Promote Peace and Security

January 23, 2009 // 10:00am11:30am
Carla Koppell, Director, Institute for Inclusive Security and Hunt Alternatives Fund; Jinane Doumit, Permanent Peace Movement, Lebanon; Rawan Natsheh, UNESCO; Welfare Association, Palestine; Anat Reisman-Levy, Citizens Accord Forum, Israel; Luna Saddeh, Women's Centre for Legal Aid and Counseling, Palestine

Book Discussion: "Persian Dreams: Moscow and Tehran since the Fall of the Shah"

January 21, 2009 // 11:00am12:00pm
John Parker, chief, Division for Caucasus and Central Asia, Office for Russian and Eurasian Analysis, Bureau of Intelligence and Research,U.S. Department of State, and former Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center

CANCELED: Iran-EU Relations: An Austrian Perspective

January 12, 2009 // 11:00am12:30pm
CANCELEDMichael Postl, Ambassador of the Republic of Austria in Tehran

Book Discussion: "The Life and Times of the Shah"

January 06, 2009 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Gholam Reza Afkhami, author, Senior Scholar at the Foundation for Iranian Studies; John Limbert, Distinguished Professor of International Affairs, United States Naval Academy; Shaul Bakhash, Robinson Professor of History, George Mason University

Iran: International Pressureand an Economic Crisis

December 11, 2008 // 11:00am12:30pm
Speakers: Stuart LeveyUnder Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, Department of the Treasury; Robin WrightJournalist and Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center;Jahangir AmuzegarInternational Economic Consultant and Former IMF Executive

Book Talk - Iran's Long Reach: Iran as a Pivotal State in the Muslim World

December 08, 2008 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Speakers: Suzanne Maloney, Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, Saban Center for Middle East Policy; David Ignatius, Washington Post Columnist, Associate Editor and Novelist; Daniel Brumberg, Acting Director of USIP's Muslim World Initiative and Co-Director, Georgetown University's Democracy and Governance Program; and chaired by Haleh Esfandiari, Director of the Middle East Program at the Woodrow Wilson Center

Charity in Islamic Societies

November 24, 2008 // 3:00pm4:00pm
Amy Singer, Author and Associate Professor, Department of Middle Eastern & African History, and Chair, Women Studies Forum, Tel Aviv University

Book Talk - Syria and Iran: A Strategic Alliance or Marriage of Convenience?

November 21, 2008 // 11:00am12:00pm
Jubin Goodarzi Author and Professor, International Relations Department, Webster University Geneva, Switzerland


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