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Middle East Update

Speaker: Lisa Anderson
Speaker: Thomas Lippman
Speaker: Ayman Mohyeldin
Presider: Kathleen Troia McFarland

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Reflections on the Revolution in Egypt by Richard N. Haass

Transformation in the Middle East: Comparing the Uprisings in Egypt, Tunisia, and Bahrain by Robert H. Pelletreau

Libya's Leadership Crossroads, expert brief by Robert Danin

Arab Freedom is Worth a Short Shock by Martin Wolf

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Middle East Update

Speakers: Lisa Anderson, Thomas W. Lippman, and Ayman Mohyeldin
Presider: Kathleen Troia McFarland

Experts discuss the role social media and youth movements played in the revolutions throughout the Middle East, as well as the need to evaluate political solutions on a country-by-country basis.

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