Events

The United States and Afghanistan: Trade, Investment, and the Economic Future

December 05, 2005 // 9:00am10:00am
With H.E. Hedayat Amin Arsala, Senior Advisor to the President and Minister of Commerce of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan; and Special Guests H.E. Said Tayeb Jawad, Afghan Ambassador to the United States; and Dr. Omar Zakhilwal, President and CEO of the Afghan Investment Support Agency

Live Webcast: Quo Vadis Iraq? Trying to Look Beyond the Horizon

November 15, 2005 // 11:00am12:00pm
Amatzia Baram, Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center, and Professor, Department of Middle East History, University of Haifa, Israel; Rajiv Chandrasekaran, Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center, and Former Washington Post Baghdad Bureau Chief (April 2003-October 2004).

US Nuclear Negotiations with North Korea and Iran: Similar Challenges?

November 08, 2005 // 11:00pm
with Robert Einhorn, Senior Adviser, International Security Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies; former Assistant Secretary for Nonproliferation, Department of State

The State of Civil Society & NGOs Under Iran's New Government

November 07, 2005 // 11:00am12:00pm
Baquer Namazi, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Hamyaran, Iran NGO Resource Center, Tehran, Iran

Syria at a Crossroads: Will There Be a Damascus Spring?

November 02, 2005 // 11:00am12:00pm
Sadik al-Azm, Visiting Professor, Near East Studies Department, Princeton University

Women, Democracy, and Peace: The Cyprus Example

October 28, 2005 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Oya Talat, Political Advocate; Spouse of Mehmet Ali Talat, "Turkish Cypriot President."This event was cosponsored by the Middle East Program and the Project for Leadership and Building State Capacity.

Live Webcast--Israel and the Palestinians: The Road Ahead After Gaza Disengagement

October 26, 2005 // 9:00am11:00am
Video of this event is now online.Shlomo Brom, Former Israeli Deputy National Security Advisor; Guest Scholar in Residence, United States Institute of Peace; Ghaleb Darabya, Fellows Class of 2006, The Edward S. Mason Program in Public Policy and Management, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, and former Counselor for Political & Congressional Affairs, Palestinian Mission to the USA, Palestinian National Authority; Shai Feldman, Director, Crown Center for Middle East Studies, Brandeis University; Khalil Shikaki, Associate Professor of Political Science, Bir Zeit University; Director, Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research (PSP), Ramallah.

Live Webcast--Engaging Islamists: The Evolving Policy Debate

October 24, 2005 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Presenters: Daniel Brumberg, Special Advisor, United States Insitute of Peace, and Associate Professor of Government, Georgetown University; Amr Hamzawy, Senior Fellow, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Abdeslam Maghraoui, Director, Muslim World Initiative, United States Institute of Peace.Commentator: Mona Yacoubian, Special Advisor, United States Institute of Peace.This event is cosponsored with The Muslim World Initiative of the United States Institute of Peace (USIP).

Book Launch--The Next Attack : The Failure of the War on Terror and a Strategy for Getting it Right

October 20, 2005 // 12:00pm1:00pm
with Daniel Benjamin, Senior Fellow, Center for Strategic and International Studies and Steven Simon, Senior Analyst, RAND Corporation

Women's Inclusion in Israeli Peace and Security Affairs

October 20, 2005 // 8:30am9:30am
Eti Livni, Member of the Knesset, Israel (Shinui Party)

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