June 16, 2003 // 12:00am
Panel I: Post Iraq War Middle East and Prospects for Liberalization Chair: Robert Pelletreau, Former Assistant Secretary of State, Near Eastern Affairs. Speakers: Shibley Telhami, Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development, The Department of Government and Politics, University of Maryland, College Park, and Senior Fellow, Saban Center, Brookings Institution; Marina Ottaway, Senior Associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Anatol Lieven, Senior Associate for Foreign and Security Policy, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.Panel II: Arab-Israeli Conflict: Outstanding IssuesChair: Phyllis Oakley, Former Assistant Secretary of State. Speakers: Khalil Shikaki, Associate Professor of Political Science at Bir Zeit University and Director of the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research (PSR) in Ramallah; Ellen Laipson, President and CEO, The Henry L. Stimson Center; William Quandt, Vice Provost for International Affairs and Edward R. Stettinius, Jr. Professor of Politics, the Woodrow Wilson Department of Politics, University of Virginia.Luncheon Speaker: Zbigniew Brzezinski, Former National Security Advisor; Counselor, Center for Strategic and International Studies.Panel III: Prospects for the Road Map Chair: Edward Walker, President and CEO, Middle East Institute. Speakers: Buthaina Shabaan, Director, Foreign Media Department, Syrian Arab Republic Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Abdallah Bouhabib, Adviser to the Deputy Prime Minister, Government of Lebanon.
June 13, 2003 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
Roya Karimi, Iranian journalist
June 12, 2003 // 12:00pm — 1:30pm
Omid MemarianIranian journalist
June 11, 2003 // 1:00pm — 5:00pm
This conference is co-sponsored by The Asia Program, Kennan Institute and Middle East Project.
June 02, 2003 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
Joyce Davis is an acknowledged expert on the Middle East and Islamic movements. Her newest book offers insights into Islam's teaching on martyrdom and its connection to the September 11 attacks on the United States. Ms. Davis also is author of Between Jihad and Salaam: Profiles in Islam, a collection of profiles and interviews with Islamic leaders around the world.
May 29, 2003 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
Zainab Salbi, President and Founder, Women for Women International
May 15, 2003 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
Binnaz Toprak is a professor of Political Science and International Relations at Boğaziçi University, Istanbul.
May 13, 2003 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
Alex Klaits, Program Manager, Christian Children's Fund/Child Fund Afghanistan
May 13, 2003 // 9:00am — 11:00am
Radwan Masmoudi, founder and President, Center for the Study of Islam & Democracy; Nihad Awad, co-founder and Executive Director, Council on American-Islamic Relations; and Azizah al-Hibri, professor, T. C. Williams School of Law, University of Richmond
April 24, 2003 // 4:15pm — 6:00pm
Co-sponsored with the Asia Foundation, this documentary marks the culmination of a groundbreaking training program for Afghan women journalists.
Experts & Staff
- Henri J. Barkey // Director, Middle East Program
- Kendra Heideman // Program Associate
- Julia Craig Romano // Program Assistant
- Ismail Alexandrani // Visiting Arab Journalist
- Margot Badran // Senior Scholar
- Laura Blumenfeld // Public Policy Fellow
- Jason Brodsky // Policy Advisor to the Director, President and CEO and Research Associate
- Jeffrey Goldberg // Distinguished Fellow
- Aaron David Miller // Vice President for New Initiatives and Distinguished Scholar
- Amal Mudallali // Senior Scholar
- David Ottaway // Senior Scholar
- Marina Ottaway // Senior Scholar
- Robin Wright // USIP-Wilson Center Distinguished Scholar
- Haleh Esfandiari // Director Emerita, Middle East Program