US and the Arab Spring





  

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The U.S. and the Arab Spring

Challenges and Opportunities Moving Forward

Thursday, November 3, 2011 at 7:00pm

Given recent events in Libya, Tunisia, Syria and beyond, this panel will discuss some of the most pressing issues facing the U.S. within a turbulent and new landscape in the Middle East, including the rise of political Islam, the influence of Iran and Turkey in the Arab world, and the threats and opportunities for Israel within the Arab spring.

Moderator:

 

  

JOSH LOCKMAN, Lecturer at USC Law School
and Political Director for the Truman Project’s
Los Angeles Chapter

Panelists:

 

BECHIR BLAGUI, Founder and Executive Director
of Free Tunisia;
ROOZBEH FARAHANIPOUR, Iranian Democracy
Activist and Founder of Marze Por Gohar Party;
NATHAN GONZALEZ, PhD Candidate at UCLA
and Author of The Sunni-Shia Conflict;
SETH STODDER, CEO of Palindrome Strategies
and Lecturer at USC Law School;

Respondent:

 

RABBI ABRAHAM COOPER, Associate Dean,
Simon Wiesenthal Center

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