Winds of Change in the Middle East: Why? And in Which Direction? |

Winds of Change in the Middle East: Why? And in Which Direction?

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Synopsis:

For the last 12 months, with the possible exception of the nuclear meltdown in Japan the word community has been fixated on the evolving events in North Africa and the Middle East as domestic turbulence ebbs and flows throughout the region in the Arab world and Iran. Why did this happen? Should we have been surprised? How will it evolve? What are the foreign policy ramifications in the near and medium turn? With special emphasis on Egypt, these are just some of the questions that Ambassador Fahmy will like to address as analysts write feverishly about the fruits of the Arab spring or why it is doomed to turn into a long hot summer.

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Speaker(s):

Ambassador Nabil Fahmy, Founding Dean, School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, American University in Cairo; Chair, Monterey California Center for Nonproliferation Studies’ Middle East Project

Date:
Friday, 23 September 2011
Time:
5.15 p.m. - 6.30 p.m.
Venue:

Seminar Room 3-1
Level 3, Manasseh Meyer
Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
469C Bukit Timah Road
Singapore 259772

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