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  • Russian Intervention in Syria

    On October 29, 2018, the Center held an event to discuss Russian intervention in Syria. The panelists were Paul J. Saunders, Executive Director at the Center; Michael Kofman, Senior Research Scientist at CNA and a Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center’s Kennan Institute; and Colonel (ret) Robert Hamilton, an Associate Professor of Eurasian Studies at

  • The Downturn in U.S.-Turkey Relations

    The Center hosted a panel discussion on the recent downturn in U.S.-Turkey relations and its implications for U.S. policy on Thursday, October 4. The panel included two leading experts on Turkey, Henri Barkey, an adjunct senior fellow for Middle East studies at the Council on Foreign Relations and the Bernard L. and Bertha F. Cohen

  • U.S.-Iran Relations and the Impact of Sanctions

    On Tuesday, October 2, the Center held a panel discussion on U.S.-Iranian relations and the impact of U.S. sanctions. The panel featured Geneive Abdo, a resident scholar at the Arabia Foundation and longtime Middle East correspondent; Patrick Clawson, the Morningstar Senior Fellow and director of research at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy; and