Options for U.S. Policy towards the Arab-Israeli Conflict

November 15, 2006 // 7:00am11:30am
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.

Saudi Arabia and the Iraq War

November 09, 2006 // 11:00am12:00pm
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
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
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

Regional Impact of the July 2006 War on Lebanon

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

Why the Jihad is So Durable

October 30, 2006 // 11:00am12:30pm
with Steven Simon, Hasib J. Sabbagh Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations

"Hizbollywood. Hizbollah's Information War Viewed from Lebanon"

October 17, 2006 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Marwan Kraidy, Assistant Professor of International Relations and International Communication, School of International Service at American University and a former Woodrow Wilson Center Fellow

Collateral Damage: Is the Widening Middle East Crisis Damaging Our Relations with Egypt and Other Regional Allies

September 28, 2006 // 9:00am10:30am
With Amb. Edward Walker, Linowitz Professor of Middle East Studies, Hamilton College, NY , Amb. Hussein Hassouna, The League of Arab States Ambassador to the United States (Invited), Mohammad Hakki,Freelance Journalist, and Amb. Nicholas A. Veliotes, USEF Chairman and former Assistant Secretary of State for Near East Affairs, former U.S. Ambassador to Egypt and Jordan

Iraq: An Update
Director's Forum with His Excellency Jalal Talabani,President of Iraq

September 26, 2006 // 2:30pm3:30pm
Director's Forum with His Excellency Jalal Talabani, President of Iraq

Afghanistan: Five Years After 9/11

September 25, 2006 // 2:00pm3:00pm
A Director's Forum with His Excellency Hamid Karzai, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan


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