The Rapidly Changing Middle East:
Challenges and Opportunities in 2013
This exciting event will feature Michael Singh, Managing Director of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy and Steven Cook, Hasib J. Sabbagh Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies at the Council for Foreign Relations.
Ambassador Brad Gordon, Director of Policy and Government Affairs for AIPAC will moderate the panel.
Come hear these experts share their insights on the latest events now unfolding in the Middle East and their ramifications for Israel, the United States and the world.
The event is FREE, but for security purposes, we ask that you please RSVP today.
Please provide photo ID during registration.
6:15 PM: Registration
7:00 PM: Program
8:30 PM: Reception
For questions please contact Joshua Karsh at 770-541-7610 or by email at [email protected]
Michael Singh is managing director of The Washington Institute and a former senior director for Middle East affairs at the National Security Council. At the White House, Mr. Singh was responsible for devising and implementing strategies on a wide range of Middle East issues, from efforts to prevent Iran’s acquisition of nuclear weapons capability, to the Arab-Israeli peace process, to promoting human rights in the region.
Steven A. Cook is Hasib J. Sabbagh senior fellow for Middle Eastern studies at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). He is an expert on Arab and Turkish politics as well as U.S.-Middle East policy. Prior to joining CFR, Dr. Cook was a research fellow at the Brookings Institution and a Soref research fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy
Ambassador Brad Gordon is the American Israel Public Affairs Committee Director of Policy and Government Affairs. From March 1990 to January 1993, Mr. Gordon was Assistant Director of the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency for Nonproliferation Policy. He was responsible for issues related to the proliferation of nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons and the missiles to deliver them. Mr. Gordon was also U.S. Ambassador to the Fourth Review Conference of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) held in Geneva in August and September 1990.