662Oct 25, 2012
North Africa and Middle East Unrest
Panelists talked about issues of importance to American and Arab relations. The first panel concentrated on Syria and the opposition to Assad’s government. The second panel was on ...
359Aug 10, 2011
Implications of a Syria Revolt
Panelists discussed ongoing violence and political unrest in Syria, as well as options for a possible resolution. Topics included U.S. sanctions against the country’s largest commercial ...
282Aug 18, 2010
Middle East Challenges
Panelists talked about security challenges in the Middle East and policy recommendations for the United States and the international community. Among the topics they addressed were threats ...
105Apr 12, 2010
Obama Administration and Middle East Peace Process
Five former U.S. ambassadors who served in Israel and the Arab world talked about the Obama administration’s current involvement in the Middle East peace process and past U.S. diplomacy ...
102May 30, 2008
Former Representative Charlie Wilson
A panel of experts paid tribute to former Representative Charlie Wilson (D-TX, 1973-1996), who was scheduled to attend but fell ill before the event. Zvi Rafiah related stories of his 35-year ...
52Aug 8, 2006
Hezbollah Connections to Syria and Iran
Mr. Kemp moderated a panel on the connections between Syria, Iran and Hezbollah. They talked about the roles these countries would play in a cease-fire between Israel and Hezbollah forces ...
123Jun 7, 2006
U.S. Policy Toward Syria
The committee held a hearing on U.S. policy toward Syria. Topics included arms proliferation, Syrian connections with terrorist activity, Syria’s opposition to the U.S. role in Iraq, and ...
45Nov 8, 2005
U.S. Relations with Syria and Iran
In an afternoon session on the widening conflict in the Arab and Muslim world, the panelists talked about the escalating conflict between Syria, Iran, and the U.S. Among the topics they addressed ...
15Jul 14, 1990
The panel examines the ties between the United States and Lebanon. Mr. Kattouf is director of the Office of Lebanon, Jordan, Syria and Palestinian Affairs.