February 23, 2006 // 9:00am — 10:30am
A discussion with Ambassador Mohamed Higazy and Ambassador Maasoum Marzouk, two of the Egyptian Foreign Ministry's senior Africanists, on Egypt's role in promoting peace and democracy on the continent. Remarks now online
February 09, 2006 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
Video of this event is now available. Speakers: Nabil Fahmy, Egyptian Ambassador to the United States; Daniel Ayalon, Israeli Ambassador to the United States; Afif Safieh, Head of the PLO Mission to the United States; Moderator: Aaron David Miller, Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center
February 09, 2006 // 8:00am — 9:30am
Bijan Khajehpour, Atieh Bahar Consulting, Tehran. Commentator: Siamak Namazi, Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellow, The National Endowment for Democracy; former Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar; Atieh Bahar Consulting, Tehran. This event is cosponsored with the National Defense University's Institute for National Strategic Studies.
February 08, 2006 // 8:00am — 9:30am
Nesreen Barwari, Minister for Municipalities and Public Works, Iraq
February 06, 2006 // 11:00am — 1:00pm
Kayhan Barzegar, Assistant Professor of International Relations, Islamic Azad University (IAU), Science and Research Campus, Tehran; Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Law and Politics; Associate Fellow, Center for Middle East Strategic Studies, and Center for Strategic Research (CSR). Commentator: Karim Sadjadpour, Iran Analyst, International Crisis Group.
January 27, 2006 // 11:30am — 1:00pm
Hossein Hafezian, Senior Research Fellow, Center for Scientific Research and Middle East Strategic Studies, Tehran; Commentator: Hadi Semati, Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center, and Professor of Political Science, Faculty of Law and Political Science, Tehran University.
January 26, 2006 // 11:00am — 12:00pm
Video of this event is available here. Chibli Mallat, Candidate for the Presidency of Lebanon; European Union Jean Monnet Professor in Law, Saint-Joseph University, Beirut; Director, Center for the Study of the European Union; Faculty of the Rue Havelin, Beirut.
January 25, 2006 // 10:30am — 12:00pm
A Director's Forum with Saad Hariri, Leader of the Future Bloc in the Lebanese Parliament. Video of this event is now available.
January 19, 2006 // 10:00am — 11:00am
Hanaa Edwar, General Secretary, Iraqi Al-Amal Association; Founder, Iraqi Women's Network. Basma Fakri, Co-founder and President, Women's Alliance for a Democratic Iraq. Zakia Hakki, Member, Iraqi National Assembly; Former Member, Constitutional Drafting Committee. Mishkat Al Moumin, Former Minister of Environment, Iraqi Interim Government. Ala Noori Talabani, Member, Iraqi National Assembly; Co-founder, Women for a Free Iraq; Co-founder, Iraqi Women's High Council; Active Member, Kurdistan Women Union.
December 13, 2005 // 11:00am — 12:00pm
Goli Emami, Manager, Farzan Publishers, Tehran, Iran.
Experts & Staff
- Henri J. Barkey // Director, Middle East Program
- Kendra Heideman // Program Associate
- Julia Craig Romano // Program Assistant
- Margot Badran // Senior Scholar
- 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