Podcasting the Middle East: A Conversation With Kim Ghattas

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UAE Security Forum 2022: Expanding Regional Partnerships for Security and Prosperity

AGSIW convened the 2022 UAE Security Forum on November 17, where U.S., UAE, and regional partners gathered to find creative solutions to some of the region’s most pressing challenges.

A Conversation With Ambassador Steven C. Bondy

On November 8, AGSIW hosted a virtual roundtable discussion with Steven C. Bondy, the U.S. ambassador to Bahrain.

Petro Diplomacy 2022: Gulf Countries on the Front Line of Energy Security

On October 20 and 21, AGSIW convened its eighth annual Petro Diplomacy conference. 

Making Sense of Kuwait's Parliamentary Election Results: Change or Continued Gridlock?

On October 6, AGSIW hosted a discussion examining the results of Kuwait's recent parliamentary elections.

The Middle East’s Coming Centrality: A Conversation With Jon Alterman

On October 4, AGSIW hosted a conversation with Jon Alterman, author of the recent essay "The Middle East's Coming Centrality."

Contemporary Female Voices in the UAE Art Sphere

On Tuesday September 27, AGSIW and the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates in Washington, DC co-hosted a panel discussion featuring the curator and artists participating in the exhibition: “While the Coffee Grounds Settle: Stories from Women in the UAE.”

Succession in Iran: Who Will Be the Next Supreme Leader?

On September 22, AGSIW hosted a discussion on political succession in Iran.

China-Gulf Initiative: Evolving Chinese Demand for Gulf Energy and Geopolitical Implications

On September 15, as part of the China-Gulf Initiative, AGSIW hosted a discussion examining energy relations between China and the Gulf states.

Book Talk With Walter Russell Mead: The Arc of a Covenant: The United States, Israel, and the Fate of the Jewish People

On September 14, AGSIW hosted a discussion with Walter Russell Mead on his new book and current U.S. policy in the Middle East.

As Failed Government Formation Escalates Into Violence, What’s Next for Iraq?

On Thursday September 8, AGSIW hosted a discussion on the current political crisis in Iraq.

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