381Mar 27, 2013
CIA's Role in Syria
Steve Heydemann talked about the CIA’s reported work with other governments to increase aid to Syria’s opposition fighters. He responded to telephone calls and electronic ...
148Nov 5, 2012
Security Forces in Arab States
The U.S. Institute of Peace hosted a discussion on the state of security forces in Egypt, Tunisia, Libya and Syria. All four countries were in some state of political transition with the army, ...
457Oct 4, 2012
Future of Syria After Assad
Syrian opposition activists from the Day After Project presented the outlines of a transition plan for their country post-President Bashar al-Assa. Some of the subjects the covered were the ...
167Jul 23, 2012
Violence and the Assad Regime in Syria
Middle East experts discussed the latest developments and the role of the international community in a conflict that has killed more than 17,000 Syrians. They responded to questions from ...
146Apr 10, 2012
Status of Syria Peace Plan
Steve Heydemann talked about the latest on the conflict in Syria and the role of the U.S. Institute of Peace in that country. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
1,235Feb 21, 2012
Future of Syria
Scholars discussed the origins of the conflict in Syria and the situation on the ground. They said the U.S. and the international community had no good options in Syria, where the government ...
5,392Jul 25, 2011
Future of Egypt
Egyptian Assistant Defense Minister Said Elassar made remarks and took questions at the U.S. Institute of Peace. He was part of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, a military council that ...
1,263Jan 31, 2011
Unrest in Egypt
Steve Heydemann talked about the current situation in Egypt, the potential diplomatic fallout for the U.S. and its allies in the region, and other Middle East governments that might also be in ...
147Sep 8, 2010
U.S. Counterterrorism Strategy in Yemen
Daniel Benjamin talked about efforts to combat terrorism in Yemen. He focused on the history and growth of al-Qaida in Yemen, and the ability of Yemen’s government to fight terrorism in ...