U.S. Foreign Policy and the Modern Middle East


Date : Thu., June 25, 2009 to Sat., June 27, 2009 Category : Butcher History Institute



Topics and Speakers

U.S. Foreign Policy in the 20th Century


Walter A. McDougall

Co-Chair - Madeleine and W.W. Keen Butcher History Institute

Alloy-Ansin Professor of International Relations, University of Pennsylvania

Author of Promised Land, Crusader State: America´s Encounter with the World Since 1776

Related Material(s):

The Eight Traditions of U.S. Foreign Relations (DOC)

Related Article(s):

U.S. Foreign Policy Traditions and the Middle East

Related Multimedia:

U.S. Foreign Policy in the 20th Century (audio)

U.S. Foreign Policy in the 20th Century (video)


American Policy and the Making of the Modern Middle East


Harvey Sicherman

President, FPRI

Former aide to three U.S. secretaries of state

Author of Cheap Dove, Cheap Hawk, and the Pursuit of American Strategy (Prentice Hall, forthcoming)

Related Multimedia:

American Policy and the Making of the Modern Middle East

American Policy and the Making of the Modern Middle East (audio)


The US and Saudi Arabia Since the 1930s


David Ottaway

Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center -

Former correspondent for the Washington Post

Related Article(s):

The U.S. and Saudi Arabia Since the 1930s

Related Multimedia:

The US and Saudi Arabia Since the 1930s (audio)

The US and Saudi Arabia Since the 1930s (video)


The US and Iran from Mossadegh to Khamenei


Shaul Bakhash

Clarence Robinson Professor of History, George Mason University

Related Article(s):

The U.S. and Iran in Historical Perspective

Related Multimedia:

The US and Iran from Mossadegh to Khamenei (audio)

The US and Iran from Mossadegh to Khamenei (video)


The U.S., Zionism, and Israel


Adam Garfinkle

Editor, The American Interest

Related Article(s):

Zionism and “Jewcentricity” in American History

Related Multimedia:

The U.S., Zionism, and Israel (audio)

The U.S., Zionism, and Israel (video)


The U.S. and Egypt Since the Suez Crisis


Steven A. Cook

Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations

Related Article(s):

The U.S. and Egypt Since the Suez Crisis

Related Multimedia:

The U.S. and Egypt Since the Suez Crisis (audio)

The U.S. and Egypt Since the Suez Crisis (video)


Teaching the Long War and Jihadism


Mary Habeck

Associate Professor of Strategic Studies, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins U

Related Article(s):

Teaching the Long War and Jihadism

Teaching About the War on Terrorism

Related Multimedia:

Teaching the Long War and Jihadism (audio)

Teaching the Long War and Jihadism (video)


The U.S. and Iraq: From the First Gulf War to the Present


Kenneth Pollack

Director of Research, Saban Center for Middle East Policy, Brookings Institution

Author of A Path Out of the Desert: A Grand Strategy for America in the Middle East

Related Multimedia:

The U.S. and Iraq: From the First Gulf War to the Present (audio)

The U.S. and Iraq: From the First Gulf War to the Present (video)


Location


Venue


Holiday Inn Olde City


4th and Arch Streets PA Philadelphia

Registration links


Register Deadline


Wed., August 15, 2012

Related Program(s)


Program on the Middle East

Program on Teaching about the Middle East