National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations

The National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations and the
U.S.-GCC Corporate Cooperation Committee

invite you to attend:


Bahrain: A Conversation About
Its Challenges and Opportunities


Tuesday, May 21, 2013


Rayburn House Office Building, Room B-308
45 Independence Ave SW
Washington, DC 20515

10:00 - 10:30 a.m. - Light Refreshments / Networking

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Specialist Remarks / Q&A


Bahrain

Moderator:

Dr. John Duke Anthony
Founding President and CEO,
National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations


Featured Specialists:

Ambassador Ronald E. Neumann
President, American Academy of Diplomacy;
Former U.S. Ambassador to Bahrain, Afghanistan, and Algeria

Professor David Des Roches
Senior Military Fellow, Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies, National Defense University

Ms. Sarah Leah Whitson
Executive Director, Middle East and North Africa Division,
Human Rights Watch

Professor Paul Sullivan
Professor of Economics, National Defense University;
Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University



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Sponsors:

National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations U.S.-GCC Corporate Cooperation Committee

National Council on
U.S.-Arab Relations

U.S.-GCC Corporate
Cooperation Committee


Ambassador Ronald E. Neumann

Ambassador Ronald E. Neumann Ambassador Ronald E. Neumann is the President of the American Academy of Diplomacy, an independent, non-profit association of former ambassadors and senior level government officials whose mission is to strengthen American diplomacy. Formerly a Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, he served three times as Ambassador: to Algeria, Bahrain, and finally to Afghanistan from 2005 to 2007. Ambassador Neumann was the Chief of Mission in Manama, Bahrain, from 2001 to 2004.


Professor David Des Roches

Professor David Des Roches Professor David Des Roches is a Senior Military Fellow at the Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies, U.S. Department of Defense/National Defense University. He was formerly the Director of the Gulf and Arabian Peninsula Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense, International Security Affairs, U.S. Department of Defense, responsible for defense policy concerning Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman, the United Arab Emirates, and Yemen.


Ms. Sarah Leah Whitson

Ms. Sarah Leah Whitson Ms. Sarah Leah Whitson is the Director of Human Rights Watch's Middle East and North Africa division. She has led investigations of human rights conditions in Libya and Saudi Arabia as well as numerous advocacy missions in the region, and overseen over 20 research missions and edited the resulting reports. She has published articles on the Middle East in international and regional publications. Prior to her work at Human Rights Watch, she conducted several human rights missions in the Middle East.


Professor Paul Sullivan

Professor Paul Sullivan Dr. Paul Sullivan is Professor of Economics at the National Defense University and an Adjunct Professor of Security Studies at Georgetown University. He is a columnist for Turkiye Gazetesi of Istanbul, Turkey and for the UB Post of Ulan Baator, Mongolia. Dr. Sullivan is a Global Expert at the UN Alliance of Civilizations and an Adjunct Senior Fellow, Future Global Resource Threats, at the Federation of American Scientists. He is a regular contributor to the National Journal Expert Blogs on "Energy and Environment" and "National Security."


Dr. John Duke Anthony

Dr. John Duke Anthony Dr. John Duke Anthony is the Founding President & CEO of the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations, and currently serves on the State Department Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy and its subcommittee on Sanctions. During the fall 2012 semester he served as Dean's Chair in International Studies and Political Science at the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Virginia, where he taught a course on "Politics of the Arabian Peninsula." Dr. Anthony is the only American to have been invited to each of the Gulf Cooperation Council's Ministerial and Heads of State Summits since the GCC's inception in 1981.


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