Day 1: Tuesday December 7, 2021

Retrenchment and Realignment: Taking Stock of Regional Developments


    Ali Alfoneh

    Senior Fellow, AGSIW

    Hasan Alhasan

    Research Fellow, Middle East Policy, International Institute for Strategic Studies

    Mohammed Baharoon

    Director General, b'huth

    Sanam Vakil

    Deputy Director and Senior Research Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Program, Chatham House

    Hussein Ibish

    Senior Resident Scholar, AGSIW

Day 2: Wednesday December 8, 2021

U.S. Security Interests in a Changing Region


    Jon Alterman

    Zbigniew Brzezinski Chair in Global Security and Geostrategy, Center for Strategic and International Studies

    DB Des Roches

    Non-Resident Fellow, AGSIW; Associate Professor, Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies, National Defense University

    Kirsten Fontenrose

    Director, Scowcroft Middle East Security Initiative, Atlantic Council

    Brian Katulis

    Senior Fellow, Vice President of Policy, Middle East Institute

    Ambassador William Roebuck

    Executive Vice President, AGSIW

Day 3: Thursday December 9, 2021

A Conversation With H.E. Anwar Gargash, Diplomatic Advisor to the President of the United Arab Emirates


Can Closer Economic Ties Lead to Shared Prosperity?


A Conversation With Brett McGurk, National Security Council Coordinator for the Middle East and North Africa


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