Foreign Affairs LIVE/FPA Special Screening After the Arab Spring: Syria and Beyond
Tuesday, March 20, 2012 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)
New York, NY
Join us for a special installment of Foreign Affairs LIVE in partnership with Great Decisions in Foreign Policy on PBS.
On March 20th at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, Foreign Affairs Editor Gideon Rose will introduce a 30-minute screening of "After the Arab Spring." The episode, produced by the Foreign Policy Association for air on PBS, looks at the revolutionary movements that continue to shake up the Middle East and North Africa. Following the screening, Foreign Affairs Managing Editor Jonathan Tepperman will moderate a discussion with fellow guests on the program Shadi Hamid and Robert Malley that will look at the Arab Spring a year later - including Syria, Libya, Bahrain and other hot spots in the region.
A short recpetion will follow.
Shadi Hamid, Director of Research, Brookings Doha Center
Shadi Hamid is director of research at the Brookings Doha Center and a fellow at the Saban Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution. His research focuses on democratization and the role of Islamist parties in the Arab world. Prior to joining Brookings, Hamid was director of research at the Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED) and a Hewlett Fellow at Stanford University’s Center on Democracy, Development & the Rule of Law. His articles have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Foreign Affairs, The National Interest, Foreign Policy, Journal of Democracy and many other publications. Hamid is Vice Chair of POMED, a member of the World Bank’s MENA Advisory Panel, and a correspondent for The Atlantic. He received his B.S. and M.A. from Georgetown University and his Ph.D. in political science from Oxford University.
Robert Malley, Program Director, Middle East and North Africa, International Crisis Group
Robert Malley directs analysts based in Amman, Cairo, Beirut, Tel Aviv and Baghdad. Together they report on the political, social and economic factors affecting the risk of conflict and make policy recommendations to address these threats. The team covers events from Iran to Morocco, with a heavy focus on the Arab-Israeli conflict, the situation in Iraq, and Islamist movements throughout the region. Robert also covers developments in the United States that affect policy toward the Middle East.
Jonathan Tepperman - Managing Editor, Foreign Affairs
Jonathan Tepperman is Managing Editor of Foreign Affairs. Before that he served as a Director at EurasiaGroup and as Deputy Editor of Newsweek International, where he ran the Europe, Middle East, and Africa coverage. Throughout his career he has written frequently on international affairs, politics, and books for a wide range of publications including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The New Republic, and others. He has also worked as a reporter for The Jerusalem Post and The Forward.
Gideon Rose is Editor of Foreign Affairs, where he served as Managing Editor for the past decade. From 1995 to 2000, he was Olin Senior Fellow and Deputy Director of National Security Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, serving as Chairman of the Council’s Roundtable on Terrorism and Director of numerous Council Study Groups. In 1994-95, he was on the staff of the National Security Council, where he served as Associate Director for Near East and South Asian Affairs. In addition, he has been a staff member at the journals The National Interest and The Public Interest. After studying classics at Yale, he received a Ph.D. in government from Harvard and has taught American foreign policy at Princeton and Columbia. His previous publications, edited with James F. Hoge, Jr., include Understanding the War on Terror, America and the World: Debating the New Shape of International Politics, and How Did This Happen? Terrorism and the New War. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.