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    Middle East Politics and Security

    Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and former National Security Adviser Stephen Hadley were part of a discussion on Middle East politics and security. As co-chairs of the Atlantic Council’s Middle East…

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    U.S. Policy Toward the Middle East

    Panelists talked about the United States' Middle East policy. Panelists included a former Iraqi deputy ambassador to the U.N., journalist Robin Wright, a former Republican presidential campaign adviser, and a former deputy…

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    U.S.-Israel Relations

    Israeli President Reuven Rivlin talked about the shifting demographics of his country, and how they necessitate governance structure changes to proportionally represent Israel’s residents.…

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    Iran Nuclear Negotiations

    Panelists assessed the diplomatic progress made in reaching an agreement between Iran and the P5+1 on Iran’s nuclear program. They discussed the components of a credible deal, Iran’s…

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    American Perceptions of ISIS

    Shibley Telhami released the results of an opinion poll focused on Americans' attitudes toward ISIS* and the United States' strategy to defeat it. The poll showed that 70 percent of Americans believed…

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    Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

    Panelists talked about U.S. policy options for facilitating a ceasefire in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. They spoke about the positions of both the Israelis and the Palestinians, the…

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    U.S. Policy in the Middle East

    Tamara Cofman Wittes talked about recent developments in Israel, Iraq and Iran, and the ongoing nuclear talks between the U.S. and Iran.

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    Foreign Policy in 2014

    Brookings Institution fellows talked about the list they complied foreign policy issues in 2014. Panelists focused on on Iran, Afghanistan, Russia and the U.S. pivot to Asia. They said that…

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    Iraq Security and Politics

    Speaker of Iraq’s Council of Representatives Usama al-Nujayfi, a Sunni leader, talked about the recent spike in violence in his country and possible plans by the Iraqi government to create…

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    Political Future of Egypt

    Middle East experts and former State Department officials talked about Egypt’s political future and its relationship with the United States. Topics included the prospects for a civil war in Egypt and the tactic of the…

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    Women and the Middle East

    Tara Sonenshine talked about some of the advances and continued challenges for women in the Arab world. She argued the importance of including women in political and social affairs in the Middle East…

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