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U.S. Commitments in the Middle East: Advice to the Trump Administration

By: | posted on: Jan 11, 2017

Date(s) - 01/11/2017
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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Russell Senate Office Building Room 485


Free USD
Contact Person:

(202) 296-6767
Middle East Policy Council


Please join us for our 87th Capitol Hill Conference on Wednesday, January 11th from 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Due to the hearings on Capitol Hill this week, we recommend that you leave some extra time to pass through the security checkpoint.

Jake Sullivan
Visiting Lecturer in Law, Yale Law School
Senior Policy Advisor, Hillary Clinton for President 2016
Former Deputy Assistant, President Barack Obama
Former National Security Advisor, Vice President Joe Biden

Mary Beth Long
Founder and CEO, Metis Solutions
Nonresident Senior Fellow, Foundation for Defense of Democracies
Former Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs, S ecretary of Defense Robert Gates
Chairman, NATO High Level Group (HLG)
Senior Advisor and Subject Matter Expert, Supreme Allied Commander, NATO

Derek Chollet
Counselor and Senior Advisor for Security and Defense Policy, The German Marshall Fund of the United States
Former Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs, Secretaries of Defense Leon Panetta and Chuck Hagel
Special Assistant to President Barack Obama and Senior Director, National Security Council

Dimitri Simes
President and CEO, Center for the National Interest
Publisher, The National Interest
Former Chairman of the Center for Russian and Eurasian Programs and Senior Associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
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Richard J. Schmierer
Chairman, Board of Directors, Middle East Policy Council
Former Ambassador, Sultanate of Oman

Thomas R. Mattair
Executive Director, Middle East Policy Council

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017; 1:00p.m. – 3:30p.m.
2 Constitution Ave. NE
Russell Senate Office Building
Room 485
Washington, D.C. 20002

R.S.V.P. Acceptances Only:
(202) 296-6767 or E-mail:


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