Real Change Now in the Middle East
Thursday, January 15th
10:00am to 12:30pm Panel
12:30pm to 2:00pm Lunch
2456 Rayburn Building
Southwest of the Capitol between South Capital Street and First Street
Interested to know what the Middle East wants from the United States under the Obama Administration?
Join us in discussing foreign policy options in the Middle East with diplomats, scholars, activists, and analysts, as well as a synopsis of the November CNIF Political Pilgrimage to the region.
Dr. Sara Roy: A senior research scholar at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at Harvard University. Author of "The Gaza Strip: The Political Economy of De-development".
Jonathan Kuttab: Member of the Bar Association in New York, Israel, and Palestine. Head of the legal committee that negotiated the Israeli Palestinian disengagement in 1994.
Ambassador (Ret) Edward Peck: Former Chief of Mission in Iraq and Mauritania, Deputy Director of Reagan's Cabinet Task Force on Terrorism.
Ambassador (Ret) Robert Keeley: He had a 34-year career in the Foreign Service of the United States. Former Ambassador to Greece, Zimbabwe, and Mauritius. CNIF Chairman.
Mark Perry: Military, intelligence and foreign affairs analyst and writer
Eugene Bird: Career diplomat, twenty-five year veteran of Middle Eastern Affairs, and CNI/CNIF president.
We will conclude with a short documentary of CNIF's recent delegation
Sponsored by the Council for the National Interest.
The Public is Welcome. Lunch will be provided.
Please RSVP by Tuesday, January 13 @ 5:00pm
Email: Jacob@cnionline.org Office: (202) 863-2951x 301