International Security Studies


The Arab Awakening: Implications for Al Qaeda and the Future of Terrorism

May 10, 2012 // 9:00am11:00am
Event Co-sponsors: 
Middle East Program
Podcast (Audio-only): 
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Jon Alterman
Brzezinski Chair in Global Security and Director, Middle East Program,
Center for Strategic and International Studies

Barak Barfi
Research Fellow, New America Foundation

Daniel Byman
Professor, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross
Fellow, Foundation for Defense of Democracies


Bruce Hoffman
Professor and Director, Center for Peace and Security Studies
and Security Studies Program, Georgetown University

Expert panelists will explore whether the Arab Awakening has marginalized Al Qaeda or presents opportunities (such as sectarian tensions) that it can exploit.

Experts & Staff

  • Robert S. Litwak // Vice President for Scholars and Academic Relations and Director, International Security Studies
  • Tonya Boyce // Program Assistant, International Security Studies

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