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:


The Way Forward in Egypt


Friday, July 19, 2013


Rayburn House Office Building, Room B-340
45 Independence Ave SW
Washington, DC 20515

10:00 - 10:30 a.m. - Coffee & Tea / Networking

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


Fireworks Over Tahrir Square

Moderator:

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


Featured Specialists:

Professor Karim Haggag
Visiting Professor, Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies; and Former Director, Egyptian Press and Information Office in Washington, DC

Ms. Randa Fahmy Hudome
Board Member, National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations; and General Counsel, American Egyptian Strategic Alliance

Dr. Marina Ottaway
Senior Scholar, Middle East Program, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Dr. Diane Singerman
Associate Professor, School of Public Affairs, American 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


Professor Karim Haggag

Professor Karim Haggag Professor Karim Haggag is a career Egyptian diplomat and a Visiting Professor at the U.S. Department of Defense/National Defense University's Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies. He has served in numerous capacities as part of Egypt's Foreign Service focusing on Middle East regional security, arms control and non-proliferation, and Arab-Israeli diplomacy. Professor Haggag served as the Director of the Egyptian Press and Information Office in Washington DC from 2007-2011 and in the Office of the Presidency in Cairo responsible for US-Egyptian relations and economic policy coordination from 2002-2007.


Ms. Randa Fahmy Hudome

Ms. Randa Fahmy Hudome Ms. Randa Fahmy Hudome is a member of the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations' Board of Directors and General Counsel for the American Egyptian Strategic Alliance. She is the President of Fahmy Hudome International (FHI), a strategic consulting firm which provides critical advice and counsel to Fortune 500 companies, foreign governments, media organizations, and private sector entities with business interests in the Middle East and North Africa. Prior to founding FHI, Ms. Fahmy Hudome served as the United States Associate Deputy Secretary of Energy under President George W. Bush.


Dr. Marina Ottaway

Dr. Marina Ottaway Dr. Marina Ottaway is a Senior Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center and a long-time analyst of political transformations in Africa, the Balkans, and the Middle East. She is working on a project at the Wilson Center about the countries of the Arab Spring and Iraq. Dr. Ottaway joined the Wilson Center after 14 years at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Prior to that, she carried out research in Africa and in the Middle East, and taught at Georgetown University, the Johns Hopkins School for Advanced International Studies, the American University in Cairo, the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa, the University of Zambia, and Addis Ababa University.


Dr. Diane Singerman

Dr. Diane Singerman Dr. Diane Singerman is Associate Professor in the Department of Government, School of Public Affairs at American University. She is currently leading a project about urban governance, the built environment, and social justice in Egypt’s cities, called "Tadamun: The Cairo Urban Solidarity Initiative." Among her publications are: Cairo Contested: Governance, Urban Space, and Global Modernity, (ed.), Cairo Cosmopolitan: Politics, Culture, and Urban Space in the New Globalized Middle East (co-edt. with Paul Amar), Avenues of Participation: Family, Politics, and Networks in Urban Quarters of Cairo and Development, Change, and Gender in Cairo: A View from the Household (co-edt. with Homa Hoodfar).


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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1730 M St. NW, Suite 503, Washington, DC
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