Category Archives: Policymakers Conference

Geo-Political Dynamics: Egypt and North Africa – 2015 Arab-U.S. Policymakers Conference

Session on Geo-Political Dynamics: Egypt and North Africa with Ms. Ellen Laipson, Dr. William Lawrence, Dr. Dirk Vandewalle, Dr. Paul Sullivan, and Dr. Abderrahim Foukara from the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations’ 24th Annual Arab-US Policymakers’ Conference, “U.S.-Arab Relations at a Crossroads: What Paths Forward?,” on October 15, 2015, in Washington, DC.

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Arab-U.S. Business, Education, and Healthcare Cooperation – 2015 Arab-U.S. Policymakers Conference

Session on Arab-U.S. Business, Education, and Healthcare Cooperation with Dr. John A. Ulatowski, Mr. Khush Choksy, Ms. Nahlah A. Al-Jubeir, Dr. Randall W. Burt, Mr. Mohamed Abo Elenin, and Mr. H. Delano Roosevelt from the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations’ 24th Annual Arab-US Policymakers’ Conference, “U.S.-Arab Relations at a Crossroads: What Paths Forward?,” on October 15, 2015, in Washington, DC.

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Yemen-U.S. Relations in Focus – 2015 Arab-U.S. Policymakers Conference

Session on Yemen-U.S. Relations in Focus with H.E. Ambassador Ahmed Awad Bin Mubarak, from the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations’ 24th Annual Arab-US Policymakers’ Conference, “U.S.-Arab Relations at a Crossroads: What Paths Forward?,” on October 15, 2015, in Washington, DC.

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Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor Keynote Address – 2015 Arab-U.S. Policymakers Conference

Keynote Address by Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Chairman, Al Habtoor Group, delivered at the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations’ 24th Annual Arab-US Policymakers’ Conference, “U.S.-Arab Relations at a Crossroads: What Paths Forward?,” on October 15, 2015, in Washington, DC.

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Dr. Khalaf Al Habtoor

The Palestinian Future – 2015 Arab-U.S. Policymakers Conference

Session on The Palestinian Future with H.E. Ambassador Maen Areikat, Mr. Matthew Reynolds, Dr. Jim Zogby, Dr. Imad Harb, Dr. Tom Mattair, and Ms. Randa Fahmy from the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations’ 24th Annual Arab-US Policymakers’ Conference, “U.S.-Arab Relations at a Crossroads: What Paths Forward?,” on October 15, 2015, in Washington, DC.

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Iraq-U.S. Relations: A View from Baghdad – 2015 Arab-U.S. Policymakers Conference

Session on Iraq-U.S. Relations: A View from Baghdad with H.E. Ambassador Lukman Faily, from the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations’ 24th Annual Arab-US Policymakers’ Conference, “U.S.-Arab Relations at a Crossroads: What Paths Forward?,” on October 15, 2015, in Washington, DC.

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Geo-Political Dynamics: Syria, Lebanon, and Iraq – 2015 Arab-U.S. Policymakers Conference

Session on Geo-Political Dynamics: Syria, Lebanon, and Iraq with Dr. Paul Salem, Mr. Bassel Charles Korkor, Mr. Elias Samo, Mr. Charles C. Chidiac, Dr. Judith Yaphe, and Dr. Michael Hudson from the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations’ 24th Annual Arab-US Policymakers’ Conference, “U.S.-Arab Relations at a Crossroads: What Paths Forward?,” on October 14, 2015, in Washington, DC.

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Gulf Cooperation Council: Role in Regional Dynamics – 2015 Arab-U.S. Policymakers Conference

Session on Gulf Cooperation Council: Role in Regional Dynamics with Dr. John Duke Anthony, Ambassador (Ret.) Dr. Richard J. Schmierer, Mr. Khaled Almaeena, Dr. Abdullah AlShayji, and Ms. Elizabeth Wossen from the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations’ 24th Annual Arab-US Policymakers’ Conference, “U.S.-Arab Relations at a Crossroads: What Paths Forward?,” on October 14, 2015, in Washington, DC.

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Arab-U.S. Defense Cooperation – 2015 Arab-U.S. Policymakers Conference

Session on Arab-U.S. Defense Cooperation with Mr. Jeffrey B. Kohler, Mr. Ronald L. Perrilloux, Jr., Mr. Christopher Blanchard, and Professor David Des Roches from the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations’ 24th Annual Arab-US Policymakers’ Conference, “U.S.-Arab Relations at a Crossroads: What Paths Forward?,” on October 14, 2015, in Washington, DC.

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HRH Prince Turki Al Faisal Keynote Address – 2015 Arab-U.S. Policymakers Conference

Keynote Address by HRH Prince Turki Al Faisal delivered at the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations’ 24th Annual Arab-US Policymakers’ Conference, “U.S.-Arab Relations at a Crossroads: What Paths Forward?,” on October 14, 2015, in Washington, DC.

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HRH Prince Turki Al Faisal

Arab-U.S. Energy Cooperation – 2015 Arab-U.S. Policymakers Conference

Session on Arab-U.S. Energy Cooperation with Ms. Molly Williamson, Mr. Richard W. Westerdale, II, Ms. Sarah Ladislaw, Dr. Herman Franssen, and Mr. John Pratt from the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations’ 24th Annual Arab-US Policymakers’ Conference, “U.S.-Arab Relations at a Crossroads: What Paths Forward?,” on October 14, 2015, in Washington, DC.

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Lessons from America’s Continuing Misadventures in the Middle East – 2015 Arab-U.S. Policymakers Conference

Keynote Address on “Lessons from America’s Continuing Misadventures in the Middle East” by Ambassador (Ret.) Chas Freeman, Jr., delivered at the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations’ 24th Annual Arab-US Policymakers’ Conference, “U.S.-Arab Relations at a Crossroads: What Paths Forward?,” on October 14, 2015, in Washington, DC.

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Arab-U.S. Business, Finance, & Human Resource Development – 2014 Arab-U.S. Policymakers Conference

The National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations23rd Annual Arab U.S.-Policymakers Conference included a session on “Arab-U.S. Business, Finance, & Human Resource Development” that featured Mr. John Pratt, Ambassador (Ret.) Patrick Theros, Ms. Nahlah A. Al-Jubeir, Mr. Nathan Regan, Mr. Steve Lutes, Dr. J. W. Wright, and Mr. Titus Johnson.

An audio and video recording of the session as well as a link to the transcript are available below. Videos of the entire 2014 conference are available on YouTube and podcasts of the conference are available through iTunes and FeedBurner.

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Arab-U.S. Relations: Views from the Region – 2014 Arab-U.S. Policymakers Conference

The National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations23rd Annual Arab U.S.-Policymakers Conference included a session on “Arab-U.S. Relations: Views from the Region” that featured Ms. Elizabeth Wossen, Dr. Abderrahim Foukara, Dr. Christian Koch, Ms. Judith Kipper, Dr. Jim Zogby, and Ms. Barbara G.B. Ferguson.

An audio and video recording of the session as well as a link to the transcript are available below. Videos of the entire 2014 conference are available on YouTube and podcasts of the conference are available through iTunes and FeedBurner.

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Geo-Political Dynamics: Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, & Iran – 2014 Arab-U.S. Policymakers Conference

The National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations23rd Annual Arab U.S.-Policymakers Conference included a session on “Geo-Political Dynamics: Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, & Iran” that featured Dr. John Iskander, H.E. Ambassador Seyed Hossein Mousavian, Dr. Judith Yaphe, Dr. Najib Ghadbian, Dr. Imad Harb, and Dr. Trita Parsi.

An audio and video recording of the session as well as a link to the transcript are available below. Videos of the entire 2014 conference are available on YouTube and podcasts of the conference are available through iTunes and FeedBurner.

 

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Keynote Address: Ambassador Joseph W. Westphal – 2014 Arab-U.S. Policymakers Conference

The National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations23rd Annual Arab U.S.-Policymakers Conference included a keynote address by The Honorable Joseph W. Westphal, U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

An audio and video recording of the speech as well as a link to the transcript are available below. Videos of the entire 2014 conference are available on YouTube and podcasts of the conference are available through iTunes and FeedBurner.

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The Palestinian Future – 2014 Arab-U.S. Policymakers Conference

The National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations23rd Annual Arab U.S.-Policymakers Conference included a session on “The Palestinian Future” that featured Dr. Tom Mattair, H.E. Ambassador Maen Areikat, Ms. Karen Koning AbuZayd, Mr. Bill Corcoran, Mr. Matthew Reynolds, and Mr. Yousef Munayyer.

An audio and video recording of the session as well as a link to the transcript are available below. Videos of the entire 2014 conference are available on YouTube and podcasts of the conference are available through iTunes and FeedBurner.

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Iraq-U.S. Relations: A View From Baghdad – 2014 Arab-U.S. Policymakers Conference

The National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations23rd Annual Arab U.S.-Policymakers Conference included a presentation on “Iraq-U.S. Relations: A View From Baghdad” by H.E. Ambassador Lukman Faily.

An audio and video recording of the speech as well as a link to the transcript are available below. Videos of the entire 2014 conference are available on YouTube and podcasts of the conference are available through iTunes and FeedBurner.

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Geo-Political Dynamics: Egypt & Arab North Africa – 2014 Arab-U.S. Policymakers Conference

The National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations23rd Annual Arab U.S.-Policymakers Conference included a session on “Geo-Political Dynamics: Egypt & Arab North Africa” that featured Dr. Paul Sullivan, Dr. Michele Dunne, Ms. Ellen Laipson, Dr. Michael Hudson, and Dr. William Lawrence.

An audio and video recording of the session as well as a link to the transcript are available below. Videos of the entire 2014 conference are available on YouTube and podcasts of the conference are available through iTunes and FeedBurner.

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Gulf Cooperation Council: Role in Regional Dynamics – 2014 Arab-U.S. Policymakers Conference

The National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations23rd Annual Arab U.S.-Policymakers Conference included a session on “The Gulf Cooperation Council: Role in Regional Dynamics” that featured Dr. John Duke Anthony, H.E. Dr. Abdullah I. El-Kuwaiz, Dr. Abdulaziz Sager, Ambassador (Ret.) Stephen A. Seche, Dr. Abdullah AlShayji, and Dr. Abdulkhaleq Abdulla.

An audio and video recording of the session as well as a link to the transcript are available below. Videos of the entire 2014 conference are available on YouTube and podcasts of the conference are available through iTunes and FeedBurner.

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