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Economic and Political Development in the Middle East: Managing Change, Building a New Kind of Partnership (Audio)

Speakers: Isobel Coleman, Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Felations
Tamara Cofman Wittes, Director, Middle East Democracy and Development and Project Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Saban Center for Middle East Policy, Brookings Institution
Presider: Irina A. Faskianos, Vice President, National Program & Outreach, Council on Foreign Relations
March 12, 2009

Listen to Isobel Coleman, senior fellow at CFR, and Tamara Cofman Wittes, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, discuss economic and political development in the Middle East as part of CFR's Religion and Foreign Policy Conference Call series.

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