The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies' International Center for Terrorism Studies held a panel discussion, Arab Spring Assessment: Political, Social, Economic and Strategic Perspectives, on Tuesday, October 18.  Speakers included BGen. David G. Reist, USMC (Ret.), Vice President, Strategy and Planning, Potomac Institute for Policy Studies; Prof. Yonah Alexander, Director, International Center for Terrorism Studies, Potomac Institute for Policy Studies; Ambassador Dr. Hussein Hassouna, Chief Representative of the League of Arab States to the U.S.; Hon. P.J. Crowley, Omar Bradley Chair in Strategic Leadership, Pennsylvania State University, The Dickinson School of Law; and former Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs, U.S. Department of State; Dr. Robert Satloff, Executive Director, The Washington Institute for Near East Policy; Dr. Judith Yaphe, National Defense University; and Dr. Gönül Tol, Director, Center for Turkish Studies, and Scholar-in-Residence, Middle East Institute. Click below or visit our YouTube channel  to watch video of the event.

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