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Writers, Foreign Correspondents on the Changing Middle East, April 6

A panel of distinguished writers will discuss recent developments in the region from negotiations between Israel and the Palestinian Authority to questions on Syria’s withdrawal from Lebanon.

Panelists will also explore:

  • Are Egypt and Saudi Arabia beginning to democratize?
  • What are the prospects for peace and stability in Iraq?
  • Will the United States move aggressively to prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons capabilities?
WHO:Nicholas Lemann, dean of the Graduate School of Journalism, moderator

Ethan Bronner, deputy foreign editor, The New York Times; former Jerusalem bureau chief, Boston Globe

Michael Oren, author of Six Days of War: June 1967 and the Making of the Modern Middle East; senior fellow, Shalem Center; contributing editor of its journal, Azure, Jerusalem

Ilene Prusher, Jerusalem bureau chief, Christian Science Monitor

Khalil Shikaki, director, Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research, Ramallah

WHEN:Wednesday, April 6 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Lecture Hall, Third Floor, Journalism Building, 116 Street and Broadway

This event is free and open to the public, but is RSVP required at (212) 854-0099.

Published: Apr 05, 2005
Last modified: Apr 05, 2005

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