The Dhow: A Weekly Newsletter from AGSIW 

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Upcoming Event
 Participants attend the opening of the Future Investment Initiative conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Oct. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
DATE: Tuesday July 9
TIME: 12:30 – 2:00 pm
SPEAKERS: Ziad Daoud, Sona Varma
MODERATOR: Robert Mogielnicki

People watch the sunset over the city skyline, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 4, 2016. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
DATE: Wednesday July 24
TIME: 12:30 – 2:00 pm
SPEAKERS: Yasser Elsheshtawy, Sarah Moser
MODERATOR: Kristin Smith Diwan
The Bridge blog
The model of the low-cost carrier has penetrated the Gulf region, and for the state-owned airlines Emirates, Etihad, and Qatar Airways, maintaining their positions as industry leaders will be contingent on the ability to cut costs where the competition cannot.
Since adopting a new constitution in 2001, the government of Bahrain has promoted women’s rights and political participation. However, challenges remain for reaching gender equality in politics, and for creating a more open political space in the kingdom.
AGSIW in Arabic
يحاول ترامب بتصعيده للتهديدات بضربة عقابية لإيران استعادة ما خسره من نقاط في حربه النفسية مع طهران بعد إلغاء الهجوم العسكري للأهداف الإيرانية قبل دقائق من بدئه
In the Media
Ambassador Douglas A. SillimanIn an interview with NPR, Ambassador Douglas A. Silliman, AGSIW president, discussed U.S.-Iranian tensions and wider implications for the Gulf region.

For CNBC, Senior Resident Scholar Hussein Ibish commented on the U.S.-led economic conference in Bahrain on the Middle East peace process.
AGSIW panel at Lockheed Martin headquarters in Bethesda, MarylandAmbassador Douglas A. Silliman, Hussein Ibish, and Senior Fellow Ali Alfoneh spoke on a panel at an internal conference hosted by Lockheed Martin.
Fall 2019 Program and Digital Media Internship

Period: August – December 2019
Location: Washington, DC
Deadline to Apply: July 15

Summary: The Internship Program at the Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington provides talented students and recent graduates with a semester-long training opportunity designed to encourage professional and personal development.
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HR & Office Administrator

Period: Full Time
Location: Washington, DC

Summary: The HR & Office Administrator serves in a dual role involving the full spectrum of both human resource management and office management responsibilities in support of the institute’s overall mission and objectives.
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