Meet our Next Speaker

Shibley Telhami

Monday, October 27

Topic: The Middle East and (What's Left of) Syria

TelhamiShibley Telhami is the Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development at the University of Maryland, College Park, and non-resident senior fellow at the Saban Center at the Brookings Institution.

He has also taught at Cornell University, the Ohio State University, the University of Southern California, Princeton University, Columbia University, Swarthmore College, and the University of California at Berkeley, where he received his doctorate in political science.
Professor Telhami has served as Advisor to the US Mission to the UN, as advisor to former Congressman Lee Hamilton, as a member of the US delegation to the Trilateral US-Israeli-Palestinian Anti-Incitement Committee, on the Iraq Study Group, and on the US Advisory Group on Public Diplomacy for the Arab and Muslim World. Among his numerous publications is his best-selling book, The Stakes: America and the Middle East which was selected by Foreign Affairs as one of the top five books on the Middle East in 2003.

He conducts extensive public opinion surveys in the Arab world and has been a regular commentator in national and international media. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and serves on the board of Human Rights Watch (and as Chair of Human Rights Watch/Middle East).

 

 

 

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