On Monday, January 11, 2010, the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies' International Center for Terrorism Studies co-hosted a panel discussion on the future of the Middle East.  Panelists were drawn from the US Department of State, academia, and the media for an in-depth look at this volatile part of the world. 

The panel for the program included:
Prof. Yonah Alexander
Director, International Center for Terrorism Studies
Prof. Edgar H. Brenner
Co-Director, Inter-University Center for Legal Studies (at the International Law Institute)

Opening Remarks:   
Prof. Don Wallace
Chairman, International Law Institute

Patrick Worman
Regional Advisor - Near East/North Africa, Office of the Coordinator for Counterterrorism, U.S. Department of State
Dr. Hillel Fradkin
Senior Fellow and Director, Center on Islam, Democracy and the Future of the Muslim World, Hudson Institute

Prof. Sebastian Gorka
Military Affairs Fellow, Foundation for Defense of Democracies

Claude Salhani
Editor, Middle East Times; and author of While the Arab World Slept: The Impact of the Bush Years on the Middle East.



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