222Aug 26, 2013
Strategies in Northeast Asia
Brad Roberts talked about extended nuclear deterrence and U.S. defense strategies toward Northeast Asia. He addressed the North Korean nuclear threat, China’s modernization of its ...
201Aug 13, 2013
Transitions Between War and Peace
Panelists talked about ways to improve transitional and reconstruction efforts in post-conflict countries such as Iraq, Afghanistan and Mali. Among the issues they addressed were the potential ...
149Jun 17, 2013
Iran's Presidential Election
Panelists talked about Iran’s June 14, 2013, presidential election. Topics included the openness and fairness of the election and what that might signify and possible policy changes ...
392Nov 20, 2012
Middle East Policy
Panelists talked about the challenges in the Middle East and U.S. foreign policy in President Obama’s second term. Topics included the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, tensions over ...
1,394Jul 26, 2012
After Words with David Crist
A U.S. military officer and Middle East expert analyzes thirty years of hostility between the U.S. and Iran and suggests that the failure of both sides to receive sincere offers for detente from the ...
205May 11, 2011
Conversation with Representative Mike Rogers
Representative Mike Rogers, chair of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, talked about lessons learned from the operation in which U.S. forces killed Osama bin Laden. He was told of ...
1,023Feb 20, 2011
Unrest in the Middle East
Ellen Laipson talked about the geopolitical impact from the continuing anti-government protests in the Middle East and Northern Africa. She also responded to telephone calls and electronic ...
454May 17, 2010
Future of U.S.-Iraq Relations
Ellen Laipson discussed the recent trends in US-Iraq relations and the effects of continued engagement on national interests, and issues in the relationship in the coming years. She is the ...
316Nov 10, 2009
Persian Gulf Security Issues
Panelists talked about security in the Persian Gulf region at the Middle East Institute annual conference. Speakers included a newspaper editor from the United Arab Emirates, and a former vice ...
53May 20, 2008
Book Discussion on Bad Days in Basra
Hilary Synnott talked about his book Bad Days in Basra: My Turbulent Time as Britain’s Man in Southern Iraq, published by I.B. Tauris. The book is an insider British account of the ...
56Oct 5, 2005
Afghanistan Four Years Later
The Center for American Progress hosted a forum titled “Afghanistan, Four Years Later: Progress, Problems, and Prospects for the Future.” Participants of the first panel, which was ...