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Obama's Trip to Reassure Riyadh: Mission Impossible?

March 24, 2014 // 12:00pm1:00pm
President Obama's mission in visiting Saudi Arabia at the end of March is to reassure King Abdullah of America's commitment to the Saudi kingdom. But with so many uncertainties in ongoing U.S. negotiations with Iran, Israel, and the Palestinians and serious differences between the two over the civil wars in Syria and Iraq, the question is will President Obama succeed?
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The Future of Syria: A Conversation with Robert Ford

March 20, 2014 // 4:00pm5:00pm
The crisis in Syria shows no signs of abating. Prospects for an internal political agreement or an external intervention to defuse let alone end the civil war seem improbable at best. Meanwhile the humanitarian, political, and strategic costs for Syria and the region mount daily. Ambassador Robert Ford speaks on the current situation in Syria and prospects for the future.
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Whither the Peace Process? A Conversation with Palestinian Authority Lead Negotiator Saeb Erekat

March 18, 2014 // 8:30am9:30am
With President Obama due to meet with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on March 17, Palestinian Authority Lead Negotiator Saeb Erekat discusses the state of the peace process.
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Iran’s Nuclear Deal: The Road Ahead

March 05, 2014 // 12:00pm1:00pm
MEP held a meeting on "Iran’s Nuclear Deal: The Road Ahead" with Michael Adler, Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center, and Reza Marashi, Research Director, National Iranian American Council.
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Israel and the Strategic Challenges in the Middle East

March 04, 2014 // 12:30pm1:30pm
In this Director's Forum, Yuval Steinitz, Israel’s Minister of Intelligence, assessed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's visit to Washington.

Cyprus - Prospects and Challenges: Looking Ahead to 2014

February 28, 2014 // 12:30pm1:30pm
It has been forty years since hostilities divided the Republic of Cyprus, yet the discovery of hydrocarbon reserves in the Eastern Mediterranean indicate that 2014 could be a year of possibility for the island nation. The potential development of these hydrocarbon resources could provide an opportunity for Cyprus to become a major regional player.
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Civil Society in Afghanistan: Spark or Stumbling Block for Stability?

February 25, 2014 // 3:00pm5:00pm
With international troops withdrawing from Afghanistan, Afghan efforts to promote security will increasingly be taking center stage. This event examines the extent to which Afghan nongovernment organizations (NGOs) can help achieve stability.
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Water, Conflict, and Peacebuilding in Development: Lessons for Practitioners (Toolkit Launch)

February 24, 2014 // 3:00pm5:00pm
With almost 800 million people currently lacking access to clean water and two-thirds of the world’s population projected to face conditions of severe water stress by 2025, disputes over water are a growing global concern. But while dwindling water supplies sharpen focus on conflict, long-term peacebuilding opportunities are often overlooked.

Our Summer in Tehran

February 18, 2014 // 2:30pm4:00pm
“Our Summer in Tehran,” which premiered on PBS in 2011, is an intimate and nuanced portrait of the Iranian people. Filmmaker Shapiro took her 6-year-old son with her to Tehran. They spent the summer with three Iranian families from very different backgrounds. Part poetry, part travelogue, part family drama, “Our Summer in Tehran” takes the viewer into the fascinating and yet strikingly familiar home of the typical Iranian family.
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Iran's Tumultuous Revolution: 35 Years Later

February 10, 2014 // 11:00am12:30pm
The Middle East Program of the Woodrow Wilson Center and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace present "Iran's Tumultuous Revolution: 35 Years Later"

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