Ten years after the United States entered Iraq, the Office of the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction (SIGIR) is releasing its final report on the reconstruction effort in that country, "Learning from Iraq." Special Inspector Stuart Bowen will discuss SIGIR's important work in auditing, inspecting, and investigating U.S. reconstruction activities, and the lessons that the United States should learn from the experience.
Dr. Bulent Aliriza
Senior Associate and Director, Turkey Project
Dr. Jon B. Alterman
Zbigniew Brzezinski Chair in Global Security and Geostrategy
Director, Middle East Program
Dr. Andrew C. Kuchins
The Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) hosted a press briefing to discuss President Obama's upcoming visit to Israel.
Thursday, March 14, 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
CSIS, 1800 K Street, NW, Washington D.C.
Please join us for the launch of a new report by the CSIS Executive Council on Development:
Our Shared Opportunity: A Vision for Global Prosperity
Featuring Keynote Addresses by:
CEO, Millennium Challenge Corporation
The peak of al Qaeda activity in the West has passed, but there is likely to be a second, low-level campaign of al Qaeda terrorism in the future, argues Thomas Hegghammer. Hegghammer is the Zukerman fellow at the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford University.
Iran is trying to develop a sophisticated military doctrine predicated on realistic threat assessments and a clear-eyed set of strategic goals, according to Ahmed S. Hashim. Hashim is associate professor and director of the International Center for Political Violence and Terrorism Research at the S.
Iranian influence in the Middle East has peaked, and the country’s strategic position at the end of 2012 is worse than it was two years ago.
A discussion with:
Mohammad Pournik, Poverty Practice Team Leader, UNDP Regional Center, Cairo
Andy Baukol, Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Middle East and Africa, U.S. Department of the Treasury
Featuring a discussion with
John P. Harbin Centennial Chair in Business at McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin
Author, The Arab World Unbound
Senior Vice President for External Relations, CSIS