What lessons can we draw from South Africa as the Middle East continues to seek stability? And as people across the world confront rising authoritarianism, how can these important moments in history be guiding lights for lasting change?
Join us as General David Petraeus, Andrew Bacevich, and Frances Brown sit down with Aaron David Miller to explore the U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and the way out.
The event will feature remarks by William J. Burns, Ann Kerr, and Maha Yahya, followed by a conversation between Jihad Azour, Marwan Muasher, Ben Rhodes, and Christiane Amanpour looking toward the ten-year anniversary of the Arab Spring.
Foreign states have long meddled in Libya’s post-2011 conflicts, but this latest phase of the civil war has seen intensified military interventions by Russia, Turkey, and the United Arab Emirates, all in violation of a UN arms embargo. Why have diplomatic efforts to end the proxy war failed?
Join us for a panel discussion that will bring together former Obama and Trump administration officials alongside experts from the MENA region. Together, they will take a critical look at U.S. policies under both presidents with a view toward recommendations for the next administration.
The United Arab Emirates becomes the third Arab state to formally recognize Israel after Egypt and Jordan.
A massive explosion in Beirut killed more than one hundred, wounded thousands, and left hundreds of thousands homeless. Now Lebanon finds itself in a severe political, economic, and humanitarian crisis. How can the people of Beirut rebuild their lives while still sheltering from a global pandemic?
What will be the Palestinian response to Israeli annexation? What does this mean for the future of the Palestine National Authority and the Palestine Liberation Organization? How will the relationship between Israelis and Palestinians change?
As coronavirus infections continue to rise in Egypt, the country also faces other serious threats. How will Egypt deal with urgent challenges such as the Ethiopian dam crisis and Nile water scarcity, rising military tensions in Libya, and long-marginalized regions including the Sinai?
Nearly a decade after the revolution in Tunisia, much of the crucial legislation designed to protect women exists on paper alone, with significant work remaining to implement the laws.