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  • Social Media and Communications Internship (Summer 2019)

    The Center for the National Interest is seeking energetic and highly-capable undergraduate and graduate students interested in international affairs for the position of Social Media and Communications Intern. The intern will assist the Assistant Director with the Center’s media outreach, external relations, event series and other organizational matters. This is an ideal opportunity for graduate

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  • Social Media and Information War in the Middle East

    On November 16, the Center held a lunch discussion on social media and information war in the Middle East. The panelists were Dr. Niki Akhavan, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Media Studies at the Catholic University of America; and Dr. Khalid Al-Jaber, Director of the MENA Institute in Washington and a visiting

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  • The Middle East after Khashoggi

    On November 2, the Center held a discussion on “The Middle East After Khashoggi.” The panelists were Chas W. Freeman, Jr., former U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia and a Senior Fellow at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs at Brown University; and Dennis Ross, a former Middle East advisor to four American presidents and a distinguished fellow

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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

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