Events

  • 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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  • 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

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  • Water Crises, Security and Climate Change

    On Wednesday, September 26, the Center hosted a launch for its new monograph on Water Crises, Security and Climate Change. The discussion featured the report’s lead editor, Geoffrey Kemp, Senior Director for Regional Security Programs at the Center; Sherri Goodman, a Senior Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center and a former Deputy Undersecretary of Defense

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  • Continuing War in Ukraine

    On Thursday, September 20, the Center hosted a lunchtime discussion on the continuing conflict in Ukraine. The discussion featured Samuel Charap, a senior political scientist at RAND and co-author of the recent book Everyone Loses: The Ukraine Crisis and the Ruinous Contest for Post-Soviet Eurasia; and Keith Darden, an associate professor at American University’s School

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