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Trump's Middle East Plan: Now What?

Date(s) - 04/07/2020
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

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The David C. Driskell Center


Contact Person:
Anwar Sadat
University of Maryland



The Anwar Sadat Chair for Peace and Development, the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences, and the Project on Middle East Political Science (POMEPS) at George Washington University

cordially invite you to

The Sadat Forum
Trump’s Middle East Plan: Now What?

Tuesday, April 7, 2020
The David C. Driskell Center
Cole Student Activities Building, University of Maryland


Tamara Cofman Wittes
Senior Fellow in the Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution; former deputy assistant secretary of state for Near Eastern affairs

Daniel Kurtzer
Lecturer and S. Daniel Abraham Professor of Middle East Policy studies at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs at Princeton University; former United States Ambassador to Egypt and Israel; co-author of The Peace Puzzle: America’s Quest for Arab-Israeli Peace

Khaled Elgindy
Senior Fellow, Director of Program on Palestine and Palestinian-Israeli Affairs at the Middle East Institute; author of Blind Spot: America and the Palestinians, from Balfour to Trump

Shibley Telhami
Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development and Director of the University of Maryland Critical Issues Poll; Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution; co-author of The Peace Puzzle: America’s Quest for Arab-Israeli Peace

This event will be live streamed and there will be book sales and a book signing after the event

Please direct questions to the Anwar Sadat Chair for Peace and Development at 301-405-6734 or

Parking Information:
Metered parking is available around the Cole Student Activities Building. During the hours of 7AM through midnight, visitors must either pay a single head parking meter or a parking pay station. When parking in pay station locations visitors may start/add parking time through the Parkmobile app.

Accessibility Parking is available throughout campus. All visitors must pay to park on campus.

Hours of Operation: 7AM to midnight daily
Parking Rates: $3/hour (No Daily Rate)

Parking is also available in Regents Drive Garage.
Located near Hornbake Library, the Plant Science, Physics and Chemistry buildings. A small number of visitor parking spaces are available on the south (Fieldhouse Drive) entrance. Hours of operation are 7:00a.m. to midnight daily. Current rates at this facility are $3.00 per hour.
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There will be an usher in the main lobby of the Cole Student Activities Building as well as inside the doors closest to Union Lane Garage to direct guests to the event.

Information about the Driskell Center can be found here:

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