Middle East and North Africa Events

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Book Launch: Son of the Cypresses: Memories, Reflections, and Regrets from a Political Life

April 18, 2007 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Middle East Program
Meron Benvenisti, Author, former Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem, and former Woodrow Wilson Center Fellow.
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Revisiting Syrian-Lebanese Relations: A political economy perspective

April 12, 2007 // 1:00pm2:30pm
Middle East Program
Elizabeth Picard, Director of Research, Institut de Recherches et d'Études sur le Monde Arabe et Musulman, Aix-en-Provence, France and Woodrow Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar; Commentators: Steven Heydemann, Director, Center for Democracy and Civil Society, and Research Associate Professor at Georgetown University and Mona Yacoubian, Consultant and special adviser to the Muslim World Initiative at the United States Institute of Peace
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Lebanon: Threshold for Regional Stability

February 08, 2007 // 11:00am12:00pm
Middle East Program
A Director's Forum with His Excellency Amine Gemayel, Former President of Lebanon
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The Rise of the Shiites and its Implications for the Middle East

January 18, 2007 // 11:00am12:00pm
Middle East Program
Yitzhak Nakash, 2006-2007 Carnegie Corporation Scholar and former Woodrow Wilson Center Fellow
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The 2006 Ion Ratiu Democracy Lecture: Are There Democracy Lessons Arabs Can Learn From Eastern Europe?

November 30, 2006 // 3:30pm5:00pm
History and Public Policy Program
Dr. Saad Ibrahim, professor at the American University in Cairo and the recipient of the 2006 Ion Ratiu Democracy Award delivered the 2nd annual Ion Ratiu Democracy Lecture key-note address: Are There Democracy Lessons Arabs Can Learn From Eastern Europe? Introductory remarks were provided by Ambassador Akbar Ahmed.
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Options for U.S. Policy towards the Arab-Israeli Conflict

November 15, 2006 // 7:00am11:30am
Middle East Program
The Joseph and Alma Gildenhorn Middle East Forum of the Wilson Center's Middle East Program is hosting a half-day conference with several Middle East experts on Wednesday, November 15, 2006. The first panel will discuss U.S. policy options for Palestinian-Israeli peace while the second panel will discuss U.S. policy options for Lebanon, Israel, and Syria.
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Saudi Arabia and the Iraq War

November 09, 2006 // 11:00am12:00pm
Middle East Program
Nawaf Obaid,Managing Director of the Saudi National Security Assessment Project (SNSAP), a national security consultancy based in Riyadh; Private Security & Energy Advisor to Prince Turki Al Faisal, Saudi Ambassador to the United States

Prisoners: A Muslim & A Jew Across the Middle East Divide

November 02, 2006 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Middle East Program
Jeffrey Goldberg, Washington correspondent of The New Yorker and author of the book Prisoners: A Muslim & A Jew Across the Middle East Divide

Rethinking the Effects of Political Inclusion: Lessons from Jordan

November 01, 2006 // 11:00am12:00pm
Middle East Program
Jillian Schwedler, Assistant Professor of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland at College Park and author of Faith in Moderation: Islamist Parties in Jordan and Yemen
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Regional Impact of the July 2006 War on Lebanon

October 31, 2006 // 11:00am12:00pm
Middle East Program
Walid Jumblatt, Druze leader and the head of the Progressive Socialist Party of Lebanon

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