Lebanese Option Gathering: The Shia Alternative to Hezballah

May 07, 2008 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Speaker: Ahmad El Assaad, Founder and Chairman, the Lebanese Option Gathering

Morocco: A Stalled Democratization Process?

May 01, 2008 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Speaker: Aboubakr Jamaï, Former Publisher of Le Journal Hebdomadaire (Casablanca)

Thinking Strategically about Terrorist Travel

May 01, 2008 // 12:00pm1:30pm
with Stewart A. Baker, Assistant Secretary for the Office of Policy Directorate, Department of Homeland Security

Scuttle Diplomacy: Henry Kissinger and Arab-Israeli Peacemaking

April 22, 2008 // 4:00pm5:00pm
Salim Yaqub, Woodrow Wilson Center Fellow

Book Talk: Dreams and Shadows: The Future of the Middle East

April 16, 2008 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Speaker: Robin Wright, Author and Diplomatic Correspondent for The Washington Post

America's Counterinsurgency Conundrum: Afghanistan, Pakistan and the Quest for Stability

April 14, 2008 // 12:00pm1:30pm
with Seth Jones, Political Scientist, RAND Corporation; Bruce Hoffman, Professor, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University

Experience and Challenges in Combating the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction in the Middle East

April 11, 2008 // 12:00pm1:30pm
with Nabil Fahmy, Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt to the United States

Iraq: Looking to the Next Five Years

April 09, 2008 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Speaker: Samir Shakir Mahmood Sumaida'ie, Ambassador of Iraq to the United States of America

Al Jazeera English in Southeast Asia: Prospects and Impacts

April 07, 2008 // 1:30pm5:30pm
Trish Carter, Freelance Journalist and Former Bureau Chief, Asia-Pacific, Al Jazeera English; Marwan Kraidy, Associate Professor, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania; Drew McDaniel, Professor and Director, Center for International Studies, Ohio University; Veronica Pedrosa, Presenter, Al Jazeera English, Kuala Lumpur; Shawn Powers, Research Associate, Center on Public Diplomacy, University of Southern California;Atria Rai-Tene, News Producer, Trans TV, Jakarta; Roland Schatz, President, Media Tenor International

Gender Economic Research, Policy Makers and Civil Society: How to Bridge the Gaps?

April 07, 2008 // 9:00am11:00am
Speakers: Nadereh Chamlou, Senior Advisor, Economic & Sector Work and Regional Gender Coordinator, Office of the Chief Economist, Middle East and North Africa Region, World Bank; Soukeina Bouraoui, Executive Director, Center of Arab Women for Training and Research (CAWTAR), Tunisia; and Mona Khalaf, Professor of Economics, Lebanese American University


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