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Related Past Events

We invite the Ford School community to a seminar with Ambassador Klosson from Save the Children.
2019 - 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
The International Policy Center hosts Scott Atran (University of Oxford/ CNRS, Paris/ University of Michigan) presents his field research from Europe, North Africa, and the frontlines in the battle with ISIS to make the case that the Devoted Actors' commitment to making costly sacrifices enables low-power groups to endure and often prevail against materially much stronger foes.
2017 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Ford Policy Union
This event, hosted by the International Policy Center and co-sponsored by the Center for Middle Eastern and North[...]
2016 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Ford Policy Union
Khalil Shikaki and Shai Feldman will discuss how developments such as the 2015 Israeli elections, U.S.-Iranian nuclear deal, and recent Palestinian diplomatic initiatives have affected the dispute and prospects for a peace deal. Each speaker will offer brief remarks, followed by Q&A from the audience.
2015 - 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Ford Policy Union
Free and open to the public Join the conversation on Twitter: #FordPolicyUnion About the event: The United States has four stated policy goals in the Middle East. 1. Helping Iraqis build a unified, stable, and prosperous country; 2. Renewing progress toward the two-state solution to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict; 3. Working against terrorists and their state sponsors, as well as against the spread of weapons of mass destruction; and 4. Supporting efforts at economic and political reform in the region.
2013 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm