Civil Society, Democracy, and Countering Radicalism Roundtable

Director: Ed Husain, Adjunct Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies
April 25, 2011 - Present

This roundtable series examines the impact of Islamist movements in the Middle East and Pakistan, with special attention to innovative efforts by civil society groups to counter radicalization.

Publications

Meetings

Roundtable Meeting

Pakistan on the Brink: A Conversation with Ahmed Rashid

Speaker:

Ahmed Rashid, Correspondent, Far Eastern Economic Review

Presider:

Ed Husain, Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
May 3, 2012

This meeting is on the record.

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Roundtable Meeting

A Conversation with the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party

Speakers:

AbdulMawgoud Dardery, Member of Parliament, Freedom and Justice Party; Member, Muslim Brotherhood, Hussein el-Kazaz, Businessman and Member, Muslim Brotherhood, Khaled Qazzaz, Foreign Relations Coordinator, Muslim Brotherhood and Freedom and Justice Party, Sondos Asem, Senior Editor, Ikhwanweb.com

Presider:

Ed Husain, Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
April 4, 2012

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Roundtable Meeting

A Conversation with the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party

Speakers:

AbdulMawgoud Dardery, Member of Parliament, Freedom and Justice Party; Member, Muslim Brotherhood, Hussein el-Kazaz, Businessman and Member, Muslim Brotherhood, Khaled Qazzaz, Foreign Relations Coordinator, Muslim Brotherhood and Freedom and Justice Party, Sondos Asem, Senior Editor, Ikhwanweb.com

Presider:

Ed Husain, Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
April 2, 2012

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Roundtable Meeting

Syria and Iraq: Where Next?

Speaker:

Ned Parker, Edward R. Murrow Press Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

Presider:

Ed Husain, Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
February 27, 2012

This meeting is on the record.

Roundtable Meeting

Judaism, Christianity, and Islam: Foreign Policy and Extremism

Speaker:

Ruth Turner, Chief Executive, Tony Blair Faith Foundation

Presider:

Ed Husain, Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
January 19, 2012

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Roundtable Meeting

Egypt: A View from the Ground

Speaker:

Lauren Bohn, Associate Editor, Cairo Review of Global Affairs; Fulbright Fellow; Multimedia Freelance Journalist

Presider:

Ed Husain, Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
December 20, 2011

This meeting is on the record.

Roundtable Meeting

The Persistence of Radicalization in the West: Al-Qaeda Plots' Homegrown Support

Speaker:

Mitchell Silber, Director, Intelligence Analysis, New York Police Department

Presider:

Ed Husain, Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
December 16, 2011

This meeting is on the record.

Roundtable Meeting

The Al-Qaeda Factor: Assessing Al-Qaeda's Role in Attacks on the U.S. Homeland

Speaker:

Mitchell Silber, Director, Intelligence Analysis, New York Police Department

Presider:

Ed Husain, Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
December 13, 2011

This meeting is on the record.

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Roundtable Meeting

Global Prospects for the Muslim Brotherhood

Speaker:

Lorenzo Vidino, RAND Corporation

Presider:

Ed Husain, Council on Foreign Relations
April 25, 2011

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Roundtable Meeting

Prospects for Countering Radicalism in Pakistan

Speaker:

Abdul-Rehman Malik, Radical Middle Way

Presider:

Ed Husain, Council on Foreign Relations
February 1, 2011

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Roundtable Meeting

A Conversation with Gerald Feierstein

Speakers:

Gerald Feierstein, U.S. Ambassador to Yemen, Ed Husain, Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
January 25, 2011

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