National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations

The National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations and
The Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies,
U.S. Department of Defense/National Defense University

invite you to attend:


Crisis Yemen: Going Where?


Tuesday, June 26, 2012


10:00 - 10:30 a.m. - Coffee and Refreshments

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Remarks and Questions


City Club of Washington, DC
Columbia Square Location

555 13th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20004
(directions below)

Sana'a Yemen Yemen Arabian Peninsula


Participating specialists include:


Ambassador Barbara Bodine
Princeton University
[wws.princeton.edu]


Mr. Gregory Johnsen
Princeton University
[bigthink.com/blogs/waq-al-waq]


Dr. Charles Schmitz
Towson University
[pages.towson.edu/cschmitz/]


Mr. Robert Sharp
Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies,
U.S. Department of Defense/National Defense University
[nesa-center.org]


Moderator:

Dr. John Duke Anthony
National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations
[ncusar.org]



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Sponsors

National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations U.S.-GCC Corporate Cooperation Committee Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies

National Council on
U.S.-Arab Relations

U.S.-GCC Corporate
Cooperation Committee

Near East South Asia
Center for Strategic Studies,
U.S. Department of Defense/
National Defense University


Ambassador Barbara Bodine

Ambassador Barbara Bodine Ambassador (ret.) Barbara K. Bodine was the U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Yemen from 1997 to 2001, where she oversaw enhanced support for democratization, and increased security and counterterrorism cooperation. Amb. Bodine is currently a lecturer in public policy at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs where she teaches courses and directs policy task forces and policy workshops on US diplomacy in the Persian Gulf region, including Iraq and Yemen. She also serves as Director of the School's Scholars in the Nation's Service Initiative, a fellowship program for students pursuing careers in federal service.


Mr. Gregory Johnsen

Mr. Gregory Johnsen Mr. Gregory Johnsen, a former Fulbright Fellow in Yemen, is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University. He is the author of The Last Refuge: Yemen, al-Qaeda and America's War in Arabia, which is forthcoming this fall from W.W. Norton. Mr. Johnsen has written for a variety of publications on Yemen including, among others, Foreign Policy, The American Interest, The Independent, The Boston Globe, and The National. He is the author of the Waq al-waq Yemen blog. In 2009, he was a member of the USAID's conflict assessment team for Yemen.


Dr. Charles Schmitz

Dr. Charles Schmitz Dr. Charles Schmitz is an associate professor of Geography at Towson University in Baltimore, Maryland where he has taught since 1999. Dr. Schmitz is a specialist on the Middle East and Yemen. He began his academic career as a Fulbright Scholar and American Institute for Yemeni Studies Fellow in Yemen in the early 1990's. Currently Dr. Schmitz is president of the American Institute for Yemeni Studies and a member of the executive board of the Council of American Overseas Research Centers.


Mr. Robert Sharp

Mr. Robert Sharp Mr. Robert Sharp is Associate Professor at the Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies (NESA Center), U.S. Department of Defense/National Defense University, focusing on Yemen and Lebanon. Prior to joining the NESA Center, he served for nearly four years as an Assistant Professor at the College of International Security Affairs (CISA) at the National Defense University, where he wrote the Master’s Degree syllabus for a program concentration in Conflict Management of Stability Operations and also taught Counterterrorism, Counterinsurgency, and Homeland Defense. Mr. Sharp served 25 years in the British Army, retiring with the rank of Colonel.


Dr. John Duke Anthony

Dr. John Duke Anthony Dr. John Duke Anthony is the Founding President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations, and currently serves on the United States Department of State Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy and its subcommittees on Sanctions and Trade and Investment. For the past 38 years he has been a consultant and regular lecturer on the Arabian Peninsula and the Gulf for the Departments of Defense and State. Dr. Anthony is the only American to have been awarded a Fulbright Fellowship in the former People's Democratic Republic of Yemen (1969-1970), and served as an international observer in four of Yemen's presidential and parliamentary elections.


Directions to the City Club of Washington -
Columbia Square Location

City Club of Washington
Columbia Square Location
555 13th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20004
Telephone: 202-347-0818

The City Club of Washington is located in the Columbia Square Building on F Street, NW, between 12th and 13th Streets. The main entrance to the building (which is wheelchair accessible) is at 555 13th Street, adjacent to The Warner Theater. The Columbia Square Parking garage is on 12th Street between E and F Streets. 12th Street is one way going north.

BY METRO

Metro rail travelers can arrive at the Club by stopping at METRO CENTER. They will exit the station through the 12th and F Street exit. Arrive on street level and walk straight ahead to reach the entrance of the Columbia Square Building on the left. This is only 25-30 paces from the escalator of the Metro. This entrance to the building is NOT wheelchair accessible.

BY CAR

From Route 66: Follow Route 66 East to the end where it will turn into Constitution Avenue. Follow Constitution Avenue about one and one half miles to 12th Street. Turn left onto 12th Street. Travel one block to E Street and turn left. Go one block to 13th Street and turn right. You will find the Columbia Square Building on the right, adjacent to the Warner Theater.

From Interstate 395: Take Interstate 395 to the 14th Street Bridge. Travel on 14th Street until you reach Pennsylvania Avenue. Turn right onto Pennsylvania Avenue. Continue one block to 13th Street and turn left. Once you cross E Street, you will find the Columbia Square Building on the right, adjacent to the Warner Theater.

From Interstate 270(Frederick/Gaithersburg): Follow Interstate 270 South to Interstate 495 South. Take Route 66 East to the end where it turns into Constitution Avenue. Follow Constitution Avenue about one and one half miles to 12th Street. Turn left onto 12th Street. Travel one block to E Street and turn right. Go one block to 13th Street and turn right. You will find the Columbia Square Building on the right, adjacent to the Warner Theater.

From Silver Spring, Maryland: Take 16th Street south approximately 8 miles to K Street. Turn left onto K Street and travel east until you reach 13th Street. Turn right onto 13th Street. Continue south on 13th Street for 5 blocks. Once you cross F Street you will find the Columbia Square Building on the left, adjacent to the Warner Theater.

From Baltimore: Take 295 South (Baltimore/Washington Parkway) to Washington. Travel West on New York Avenue to 7th Street. Make a left onto 7th Street and continue 5 blocks to E Street. Make a right onto E Street and travel 6 blocks until you reach 13th Street. Make a right onto 13th Street and you will immediately reach the Columbia Square Building on the right adjacent to the Warner Theater.

To park in our garage: From Pennsylvania Avenue make a left onto 13th Street. Travel one block and turn right onto E Street. Go one block to 12th Street and turn left. The Columbia Square Parking garage will be the second parking garage entrance on the left on 12th Street between E and F Streets. Park and come up the elevator to the C level. We are located off the elevator on the right hand side.



About the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations


National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations

1730 M St. NW, Suite 503, Washington, DC
Phone: 202-293-6466 | Fax: 202-293-7770



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