The Reemergence of Civilizations (including Russia’s) as the Defining Factor in the Future of the Middle East
Dr. David Wurmser is a Senior Analyst at the Center for Security Policy. He has over 35 years of experience in foreign policy with the State Department, Department of Defense, the National Security Council and the American Enterprise Institute. He is a well-known expert on Middle East issues, especially the U.S.- Israel relationship.
Inside Iran: What Forces Will Decide its Future, and How?
Mehdi Khalaji is the Libitzky Family fellow at The Washington Institute, focusing on the politics of Iran and Shiite groups in the Middle East. A Shiite theologian by training, Mr. Khalaji has also served on the editorial boards of two prominent Iranian periodicals and produced for the BBC as well as the U.S. government’s Persian news service.
Cynthia Farahat is an Egyptian author, columnist, political analyst, and writer. She co-founded the Misr El-Umm (2003-06) and Liberal Egyptian (2006-08) parties, which stood for peace with Israel, capitalism, and the abolition of theocracy. She co-authored several books in Arabic, writing on blasphemy laws, the Muslim Brotherhood, and terrorism.
Some terrorist campaigns are short; some last for decades. Most terrorist campaigns do end….but how? The answers not only reveal much about a given terrorist group, they also aid us in identifying good strategies for countering such political violence.
Dr. Ali Alyami is the founder and Executive Director of the Center for Democracy and Human Rights in Saudi Arabia, based in Washington, D. C. He is a native of Saudi Arabia and has been an avid advocate for political reforms in Saudi Arabia.