Senior Fellow and Director, Center for Peace and Security in the Middle East
Please join Hudson Institute for a discussion with Israel's Minister of Innovation, Science and Technology Ofir Akunis and Executive Director of the Abraham Accords Peace Institute Robert Greenway, moderated by Center for Peace and Security in the Middle East Director Michael Doran.
Michael Doran hosts a discussion on peace talks between Armenia and Azerbaijan with Ambassador Elchin Amirbayov, the assistant to the first vice president of Azerbaijan, and Hudson Senior Fellow Luke Coffey.
Iran’s disruptive military capabilities pose a significant threat to the strategic interests of the US and its allies. How great is the threat? How should the Biden administration react to it? Please join us to discuss these timely issues.
On September 13, fighting flared up between Azerbaijan and Armenia that killed dozens of soldiers on both sides. Tensions between these South Caucasus
Please join Hudson Institute for a discussion that will look at what has changed and what has stayed the same in the Middle East since Biden's visit
Please join Hudson Institute Distinguished Fellow Walter Russell Mead and Senior Fellow Michael Doran for a discussion centered on Mead’s recently rel
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Join Hudson Institute Senior Fellows Peter Rough and Michael Doran and experts Xiyue Wang and Bernard Haykel for a discussion on China’s Middle East
Azerbaijan’s victory in the recent war with Armenia has created a new balance of power in the Caspian region. The military capabilities Azerbaijan
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Hudson Institute will host Senator Tom Cotton for a discussion on The Global Hostage Act, which he recently introduced with Senator Ted Cruz. The bill
On May 10th, Hudson Institute hosted Israel's ambassador to the U.S., Ron Dermer, for a discussion on the future of the Iran Deal
Nick Westcott and Michael Doran discuss European and US coordination on efforts to promote security in the Middle East and North Africa
Michael Doran, Hillel Fradkin, Liel Leibovitz, and Lee Smith on the impact of the June 1967 War in Israel and its importance today to the Middle East
Michael Doran, Nina Shea, Rebeccah Heinrichs and Marc LiVecche on U.S. interests, options and moral considerations for addressing the Syrian civil war
Michael Doran, Lee Smith, Mohammed Alyahya, and Ali Shihabi discuss Iran, Saudi Arabia, and the new direction of the Trump administration.
Michael Doran, Walter Russell Mead, Ray Takeyh, and Lee Smith on Eisenhower's experience and the Trump administration's options in the Middle East
Feisal Istrabadi, Nussaibah Younis, Michael Doran and Michael Pregent discuss U.S.-Iraq relations under the next president and the fight against ISIS.
Senator Lindsey Graham gave remarks at a panel on the Middle East featuring Robert Satloff, Amb. Eric Edelman, Michele Dunne, and Michael Doran.
Hudson Institute hosts a panel on the burgeoning conflict between Iran and Saudi Arabia with Ali Alfoneh, Michael Doran, Phillip Smyth, and Lee Smith
Lee Smith, Michael Doran, Tony Badran, & Hannah Thoburn discuss Putin's power play in Syria and the balance of international power in the Middle East.
David Albright, Omri Ceren, Michael Doran, and Lee Smith discuss separate arrangements between Iran and IAEA, the JCPOA, and nuclear nonproliferation.
The Transatlantic Think Tank Conference is a three-day event organized by Hudson Institute, IRI, and the Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies.
The sectarian clash that erupted four years ago in Syria has metastasized into a conflict that has engulfed much of the Middle East and spread beyond
The assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri a decade ago not only cut down one of the region’s moderate Muslim leaders but also
Shmuel Bar, Michael Doran, Hillel Fradkin, and Lee Smith explore U.S. policy in the Middle East with respect to future regional strategy.
Lee Smith lead a panel discussion with David Albright, Michael Doran, Hillel Fradkin and Ray Takeyh on the impact of a nuclear deal with Iran.
On August 14, Hudson Institute hosted a panel on whether al Qaeda or Iran constitutes the major strategic threat to US interests in the Middle East
A Hudson Institute panel discussion on the "Joint Plan of Action" nuclear agreement with Iran, and the future of American Middle East security policy.