691Jul 22, 2013
Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process
Former Presidents Jimmy Carter and Martti Ahtisaari of Finland and former Algerian Foreign Minister Lakhdar Brahimi talked about the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. They discussed the topic ...
536May 28, 2013
Political Change in Egypt, Libya, and Tunisia
Analysts from the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace talked about the political developments and institutional dynamics in Egypt, Libya, and Tunisia since the “Arab Spring” that ...
592Mar 21, 2013
Cost of the Iraq War
Linda Bilmes spoke about the costs of the war in Iraq, which she projected to reach $5 trillion. Those projections exceed the original figures in her book The Three Trillion Dollar War, ...
393Nov 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 ...
257Apr 5, 2012
Arab Political Transition and Economic Challenges
Business leaders from Tunisia and Egypt outlined economic plans for the two nations to move forward in the aftermath of the “Arab Spring” uprisings of 2011. They also responded to ...
1,248Apr 5, 2012
Middle East Reforms and Governing
Representatives from Egypt, Tunisia, Jordan, and Morocco gave updates on the ongoing reforms happening since Middle East uprisings that started in Spring 2011. Topics included elections, the writing ...
316Mar 8, 2012
Political Transition in Libya
Libyan Prime Minister Abdel-Rahim El Keib talked about his country’s political transition and the future of U.S.-Libya relations. In his remarks he said many challenges lie ahead in the ...
227Dec 19, 2011
Future of Iraq and Arab Nations
Panelists talked about the results of a recent Arab American Institute poll on current attitudes in Iraq and countries undergoing political transition. James Zogby said the poll found divergent ...
116Dec 19, 2011
Political Transitions in the Arab World
Panelists talked about the transitions happening in Iraq and other Middle East countries, in particular those countries that experienced political upheaval during 2011 uprisings across North Africa ...
364Dec 19, 2011
Turkish Model of Democracy
184Nov 22, 2011
Arab World Unrest
Middle East scholars talked about the impact of political uprisings and demonstrations across the Arab world during the spring of 2011. They focused on the rule of monarchies in Jordan, Bahrain, and ...
1,107May 27, 2011
Arab World Unrest and Middle East Peace Process
Hanan Ashrawi, a member of the Palestinian Legislative Council, discussed the impact of the recent political unrest in the Arab world on the Palestinians as well as the Middle East peace ...
1,500Mar 23, 2011
Arab World Political Unrest
Lisa Anderson, president of the American University in Cairo, gave her perspective on the origins of political unrest in the Middle East, focusing on Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya. Among her ...
146Jun 16, 2008
Book Discussion on The Arab Center
Marwan Muasher talked about The Arab Center: The Promise of Moderation. He argues in the book that moderate-minded leaders in the Arab world are losing ground to those whose views are more ...
12Mar 11, 2004
Challenges Facing the Arab World
Ambassador Musher talked about the situation in the Middle East, including operations in Iraq and the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. Following his remarks he answered questions from the ...
13Apr 29, 2003
Future of the Middle East
Foreign Minister Muasher spoke about the Middle East peace process, the election of a Palestinian Prime Minister, post-war reconstruction in Iraq, and relations between the U.S. and the Arab ...
14Apr 28, 2003
Secretary Powell and Roreign Minister Muasher spoke to reporters outside the State Department about their meeting and efforts to rebuild Iraq and provide humanitarian assistance to the Iraqi ...
36Jan 26, 2003
Future of the Middle East
The panelists talked about the future of the Middle East, including the economies and governments of Middle Eastern countries and possible ways to promote stability and growth in the ...
8Sep 23, 2002
Jordanian Attempts at Peace
Mr. Muasher talked about Jordan’s Middle East policy and potential military action against Iraq. He said that Jordan did not support action against Iraq that was not authorized by ...
30Jul 18, 2002
Middle East Issues
Secretary Powell and Middle East foreign ministers spoke to reporters about their meeting on the future of a Palestinian government. Following brief remarks they answered questions from the ...
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