Middle East and North Africa Events

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Return of the Foxbats: New Light on the Climax of Soviet Military Intervention in the Middle East, 1969-1972

October 19, 2009 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Cold War International History Project
Isabella Ginor, Research Fellow, Harry S. Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace, Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Gideon Remez, Research Fellow, Harry S. Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace; Craig Daigle, Assistant Professor, City College of New York
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Traffic Jam: Gender, Labor, Migration and Trafficking in Dubai

October 09, 2009 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Middle East Program
Pardis Mahdavi, Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center and Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Pomona College
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The U.S., Hamas, and the Pursuit of Israeli-Palestinian Peace

October 05, 2009 // 10:00am11:30am
Middle East Program
Elliott Abrams, Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations and Former Deputy National Security Adviser for Middle Eastern Affairs, George W. Bush Administration; Robert Pastor, Professor of International Relations and Founder and Co-Director, Center for Democracy and Election Management, American University and Senior Adviser on Conflict Resolution and the Middle East, The Carter Center; Aaron David Miller, Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center
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Rediscovering Multilateralism: Toward a Cooperative Approach to Middle East Reform

October 02, 2009 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Global Europe Program
Audra Grant, RAND Corporation; Hanane Zelouani Idrissi, National Endowment for Democracy; Almut Moeller, Austrian Institute for European and Security Policy; Andrew Albertson, POMED Executive Director

What's Next? Perspectives From Afghan Civil Society

October 01, 2009 // 10:30am11:30am
Middle East Program
Mary Akrami, Afghan Women Skills Development Center; Orzala Ashraf, Humanitarian Assistance for the Women and Children of Afghanistan; Palwasha Hassan, International Center for Human Rights and Democratic Development
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Book Launch: Sisters in War: A Story of Love, Family, and Survival in the New Iraq

September 29, 2009 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Middle East Program
Christina Asquith, Former Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center; Zia Groosh Flossman, Former Correspondent, Iraqi Media Network, Baghdad; Manal Omar, Program Officer, Grant Program, United States Institute of Peace

Book Talk: Immortal: A Military History of Iran and Its Armed Forces

September 21, 2009 // 4:00pm5:00pm
Middle East Program
Steven Ward, Senior Intelligence Analyst, Central Intelligence Agency

POSTPONED: How's Obama Doing in the Middle East?

September 15, 2009 // 9:00am11:00am
Middle East Program
POSTPONEDWilliam J. Burns, Under Secretary for Political Affairs, U.S. Department of State; Afshin Molavi, Fellow, New America Foundation; Steven Simon, Adjunct Senior Fellow, Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations; Aaron David Miller, Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center
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Book Launch: My Prison, My Home: One Woman's Story of Captivity in Iran

September 14, 2009 // 4:00pm5:00pm
Middle East Program
Author Haleh Esfandiari, Director, Middle East Program, Woodrow Wilson Center; Michael Van Dusen, Deputy Director, Woodrow Wilson Center (moderator)
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Security Council Implementation of Chapter VII Peacekeeping Resolutions: The Case of Afghanistan

September 10, 2009 // 2:00pm3:30pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan, UNAMA, is struggling to achieve its goals due to an overambitious, wide-ranging and often ambiguous mandate, consistently poor security, and perceived partiality, said Shahrbanou Tadjbakhsh, Lecturer for L'Institut d'Études Politiques, at a meeting at the Wilson Center on September 10th, 2009.

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