Global Policy Perspectives Symposium The Middle East: U.S. Interests and Policies
This panel discussion focuses on how politics, conflict and oil affect U.S. interests and policies in the greater Middle East region. Current developments in Iraq, Iran and in the Israel-Palestinian peace process will be examined by present and former policy-level officials who have studied and dealt with these issues in both the U.S. Government and in academia.
Panelists: Colin Kahl, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for the Middle East, U.S. Department of Defense
Molly Williamson, Scholar, the Middle East Institute
Melvyn Levitsky, Professor of International Policy and Practice, University of Michigan
Stephanie Swierczek, MPP/MENAS MA Candidate, University of Michigan
Co-sponsored with the International Policy Students Association, the University of Michigan Debate Team, and the Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies.