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MENA Women in the Reformist Process: A Retrospective

October 18, 2013 // 9:00am1:00pm
Experts will discuss women's role in the reformist process in the Middle East and North Africa region.
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An Assessment of Rouhani’s Visit to New York: Real Diplomacy or Failed Expectations?

October 02, 2013 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Two Iran experts assess Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s recent visit to the United Nations General Assembly and its implications for improving relations between the United States and Iran.
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Challenges of Chemical Weapons Disarmament in Syria

September 27, 2013 // 12:00pm1:00pm
The U.S.-Russian agreement on Syria’s chemical weapons calls on the Assad regime to provide an inventory of its weapons stockpile and agree to a timetable for their removal and ultimate destruction. Charles Duelfer, a leading expert on WMD disarmament with extensive experience in Iraq with the UN and the U.S. government, will discuss the practical challenges of implementing this accord.

Iraq: 2014 and Beyond

September 25, 2013 // 9:00am10:00am
This presentation will consider what Iraq’s options are in 2014, and what impact resolution of these issues will have on US policy in the region.

Egypt’s Predicament after Two Revolutions

September 24, 2013 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Makram-Ebeid discusses the roadmap for the way ahead and transitional justice in Egypt after having been through two revolutions since 2011.
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Peace and War: The View from Israel

September 23, 2013 // 3:00pm5:00pm
The Middle East seems permanently in crisis. Join us for a fascinating analysis of Israel's view of the region, its challenges and opportunities—and the U.S.-Israeli relationship from two former Israeli officials deeply involved in matters of negotiations and national security policy, with comments from Doran and Miller.
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Is Egypt on the Right Path? A Conversation with Egyptian Policymakers

September 16, 2013 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Egyptian policymakers will discuss whether Egypt is on the right path.

U.S.-Iran Reconciliation Under President Rouhani? (held at Atlantic Council)

September 12, 2013 // 9:30am11:00am
Panelists will discuss the prospects for direct talks and progress in multilateral negotiations and dissect internal factors influencing the chances for reconciliation, including Rouhani's new cabinet and the amount of leeway the new President is likely to receive from Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
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Hezbollah’s Interests in Syria

July 25, 2013 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Hezbollah seems to be willing to lose its popularity in Lebanon to help Bashar al-Assad. Ghaddar explains why Hezbollah’s involvement seems as if they are helping secure some kind of federalism; however, their main interest is not to protect Assad, but instead, Iran.

Briefing: Israel-Palestine Peace Talks

July 23, 2013 // 11:00am12:00pm
Secretary John Kerry's success in getting Israelis and Palestinians to agree to resume negotiations creates both opportunities and risks for U.S. policy and the two-state solution. For a new perspective on what has been achieved and where the peace process may be heading, a panel of experts convened for a Ground Truth Briefing.

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