Michael Doran

Senior Fellow and Director, Center for Peace and Security in the Middle East

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At A Glance:

Michael Doran is a senior fellow and director of the Center for Peace and Security in the Middle East at Hudson Institute. He specializes in Middle East security issues.

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Zineb Riboua
Research Associate and Program Manager, Center for Peace and Security in the Middle East

Biography

Michael Doran is a senior fellow and director of the Center for Peace and Security in the Middle East at Hudson Institute. He specializes in Middle East security issues and co-hosts the Realignment podcast.

In the administration of President George W. Bush, Doran served in the White House as a senior director in the National Security Council, where he was responsible for helping to devise and coordinate United States strategies on a variety of Middle East issues, including Arab-Israeli relations and US efforts to contain Iran and Syria. He also served in the Bush administration as a senior advisor in the State Department and a deputy assistant secretary of defense in the Pentagon.

Born in Kokomo, Indiana, Doran went to elementary school in Carmel, outside of Indianapolis, before his family moved to Fullerton, California, where he graduated from Sunny Hills High School. He received a BA from Stanford University and an MA and PhD in Near Eastern studies from Princeton University.

Before coming to Hudson, Doran was a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. He has also held teaching positions at New York University, Princeton University, and the University of Central Florida. His latest book, Ike's Gamble, was published by Free Press in 2016. He appears frequently on television, and has published extensively in Foreign Affairs, the American Interest, Commentary, Mosaic, the Wall Street Journal,  the Washington Post, and the New York Times.

22
November 2022
Past Event
Is the JCPOA Worth Saving?
Featured Speakers:
David Albright
Michael Doran
Doran Iran missiles protests
22
November 2022
Past Event
Is the JCPOA Worth Saving?

Please join Hudson Institute for a conversation on the question of whether the JCPOA is worth saving with David Albright, the foremost expert in the United States on nuclear non-proliferation.

Tuesday 10:00 - 11:00AM
Doran Iran missiles protests
Featured Speakers:
David Albright
Michael Doran
21
October 2022
Past Event
Iranian Drone and Missile Proliferation: What Are Iran’s Ambitions?
Featured Speakers:
Luke Coffey
Can Kasapoğlu
Michael Doran
Moderator:
Peter Rough
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21
October 2022
Past Event
Iranian Drone and Missile Proliferation: What Are Iran’s Ambitions?

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.

Friday 12:00 - 1:00PM
yemen houthi drone iran ukraine saudi arabia
Featured Speakers:
Luke Coffey
Can Kasapoğlu
Michael Doran
Moderator:
Peter Rough
21
October 2022
Past Event
Israel-Lebanon Maritime Border Agreement: A Historic Deal or Another Mistake?
Featured Speakers:
H.E. Dr. Yuval Steinitz
Tony Badran
Moderator:
Michael Doran
Israel Prime Minister Yair Lapid
21
October 2022
Past Event
Israel-Lebanon Maritime Border Agreement: A Historic Deal or Another Mistake?

Is the Israel-Lebanon deal just another step to appease Iran?

Friday 10:00 - 11:00AM
Israel Prime Minister Yair Lapid
Featured Speakers:
H.E. Dr. Yuval Steinitz
Tony Badran
Moderator:
Michael Doran
04
October 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | Iran: Protest or Revolution?
Featured Speakers:
Michael Doran
Iran Protests
04
October 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | Iran: Protest or Revolution?

Is this the beginning of a revolution in Iran, or just another storm of unrest that the regime will weather?

Tuesday 10:00 - 11:00AM
Iran Protests
Featured Speakers:
Michael Doran
27
September 2022
Past Event
Plan B on Iran: A Conversation with Secretary Mike Pompeo
Featured Speakers:
Michael R. Pompeo
Michael Doran
Iranian protesters burn US and Israeli flags next to a portrait of Major General Qasem Soleimani during an anti-Israel protest in downtown Tehran on August 9, 2022. (Morteza Nikoubazl/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
27
September 2022
Past Event
Plan B on Iran: A Conversation with Secretary Mike Pompeo

The Biden administration’s efforts to revive the Iran nuclear deal have failed. Even as the Islamic Republic refuses to accept terms acceptable to t

Tuesday 12:00 - 1:00PM
Iranian protesters burn US and Israeli flags next to a portrait of Major General Qasem Soleimani during an anti-Israel protest in downtown Tehran on August 9, 2022. (Morteza Nikoubazl/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Michael R. Pompeo
Michael Doran
23
September 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | The Azerbaijan-Armenia Conflict and the American Interest
Featured Speakers:
Peter Rough
Luke Coffey
Michael Doran
James Carafano
Members of the military stand at attention in front of Heydar Aliyev Palace during the Armed Forces Day celebrations on June 26, 2022 in Baku, Azerbaijan. (Aziz Karimov/Getty Images)
23
September 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | The Azerbaijan-Armenia Conflict and the American Interest

On September 13, fighting flared up between Azerbaijan and Armenia that killed dozens of soldiers on both sides. Tensions between these South Caucasus

Friday 12:00 - 1:00PM
Members of the military stand at attention in front of Heydar Aliyev Palace during the Armed Forces Day celebrations on June 26, 2022 in Baku, Azerbaijan. (Aziz Karimov/Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Peter Rough
Luke Coffey
Michael Doran
James Carafano
19
August 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | Saudi Arabia’s China Option
Featured Speakers:
Mohammed Alyahya
Bernard Haykel
Michael Doran
President Joe Biden  takes part in a working session with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at the Al Salam Royal Palace in the Saudi coastal city of Jeddah on July 15, 2022. (Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images)
19
August 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | Saudi Arabia’s China Option

Please join Hudson Institute for a discussion on how far Chinese-Saudi cooperation can go. Panelists will consider whether Saudi Arabia truly has a Ch

Friday 10:00 - 11:00AM
President Joe Biden  takes part in a working session with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at the Al Salam Royal Palace in the Saudi coastal city of Jeddah on July 15, 2022. (Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Mohammed Alyahya
Bernard Haykel
Michael Doran
17
August 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | From Fist Bumps to Missile Fire: One Month since President Biden's Middle East Trip
Featured Speakers:
Michael Doran
Jonathan Schachter
Robert Greenway
Andrea Stricker
An Iranian flag fluttering in front of Iran's Safir Omid rocket at an undisclosed location on August 16, 2008. (Vahidreza Alai/AFP via Getty Images)
17
August 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | From Fist Bumps to Missile Fire: One Month since President Biden's Middle East Trip

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

Wednesday 10:00 - 11:00AM
An Iranian flag fluttering in front of Iran's Safir Omid rocket at an undisclosed location on August 16, 2008. (Vahidreza Alai/AFP via Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Michael Doran
Jonathan Schachter
Robert Greenway
Andrea Stricker
11
August 2022
Past Event
The Arc of a Covenant: A Conversation with Walter Russell Mead and Michael Doran
Featured Speakers:
Michael Doran
Walter Russell Mead
United States and Israel flags near the American Embassy in Jerusalem, Israel. (Getty Images)
11
August 2022
Past Event
The Arc of a Covenant: A Conversation with Walter Russell Mead and Michael Doran

Please join Hudson Institute Distinguished Fellow Walter Russell Mead and Senior Fellow Michael Doran for a discussion centered on Mead’s recently rel

Thursday 4:00 - 5:00PM
United States and Israel flags near the American Embassy in Jerusalem, Israel. (Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Michael Doran
Walter Russell Mead
20
June 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | Breaking the Black Sea Blockade: How NATO Can Stop Russia’s Assault on the World’s Food Supply?
Featured Speakers:
William Schneider
Peter Rough
Bryan Clark
Michael Doran
Part of the port of Odessa, one of Ukraine's major gateways to the world on the Black Sea, is seen on March 28, 2022, in Odessa, Ukraine. (Getty Images)
20
June 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | Breaking the Black Sea Blockade: How NATO Can Stop Russia’s Assault on the World’s Food Supply?

This event will premiere on this page at 12:00 p.m. EDT, Monday, June 20. Register for the event here.

Monday 12:00 - 1:00PM
Part of the port of Odessa, one of Ukraine's major gateways to the world on the Black Sea, is seen on March 28, 2022, in Odessa, Ukraine. (Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
William Schneider
Peter Rough
Bryan Clark
Michael Doran
15
June 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | The Ambassadors Series: A Conversation with Swedish Ambassador Karin Olofsdotter
Featured Speakers:
Ambassador Karin Olofsdotter
Michael Doran
Finnish and Swedish ambassadors to NATO simultaneously handed in their official letters of application to join NATO on May 18, 2022. (Photo credit NATO)
15
June 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | The Ambassadors Series: A Conversation with Swedish Ambassador Karin Olofsdotter

This event will premiere on this page at 12:00 p.m. EDT, Wednesday, June 15. Register for the event here.

Wednesday 12:00 - 1:00PM
Finnish and Swedish ambassadors to NATO simultaneously handed in their official letters of application to join NATO on May 18, 2022. (Photo credit NATO)
Featured Speakers:
Ambassador Karin Olofsdotter
Michael Doran
18
March 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | Reassessing America’s Middle East Policy
Featured Speakers:
Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Yaakov Amidror
Michael Doran
Jonathan Schachter
Peter Rough
Ballistic missiles displayed at Imam Khomeini Mosalla in Tehran, Iran on January 07, 2022. (Getty Images)
18
March 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | Reassessing America’s Middle East Policy

This event will premiere on this page at 12:00 p.m. EDT, Friday, March 18. Register for the event here.

Friday 12:00 - 1:00PM
Ballistic missiles displayed at Imam Khomeini Mosalla in Tehran, Iran on January 07, 2022. (Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Yaakov Amidror
Michael Doran
Jonathan Schachter
Peter Rough
11
February 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | Turkey’s Role in the Ukraine Crisis
Featured Speakers:
Svante Cornell
Colonel (Ret.) Rich Outzen
Sinan Ülgen
Michael Doran
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (L) and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky (R) attend a press conference following their meeting in Kyiv, Ukraine, on February 3, 2020. (Getty Images)
11
February 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | Turkey’s Role in the Ukraine Crisis

This event will premiere on this page at 10:00 a.m. EST, Friday, February 11. Register for the event here.

Friday 10:00 - 11:00AM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (L) and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky (R) attend a press conference following their meeting in Kyiv, Ukraine, on February 3, 2020. (Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Svante Cornell
Colonel (Ret.) Rich Outzen
Sinan Ülgen
Michael Doran
09
February 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | Antisemitism and Foreign Policy: Amnesty International's Israel Report
Featured Speakers:
Ed Husain
Daniel Schwammenthal
Michael Doran
Jonathan Schachter
Jewish men pray at the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City on January 25, 2022. (Getty Images)
09
February 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | Antisemitism and Foreign Policy: Amnesty International's Israel Report

This event will premiere on this page at 2:00 p.m. EST, Wednesday, February 9. Register for the event here.

Wednesday 2:00 - 3:00PM
Jewish men pray at the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City on January 25, 2022. (Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Ed Husain
Daniel Schwammenthal
Michael Doran
Jonathan Schachter
03
February 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | How the United States Can Help Defend Ukraine
Featured Speakers:
Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Ben Hodges
Michael Doran
Ukrainian servicemen from the 25th Air Assault Battalion are seen stationed in Avdiivka, Ukraine, on January 24, 2022. (Getty Images)
03
February 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | How the United States Can Help Defend Ukraine

This event will premiere on this page at 2:00 p.m. EST, Thursday, February 3. Register for the event here.

Thursday 2:00 - 3:00PM
Ukrainian servicemen from the 25th Air Assault Battalion are seen stationed in Avdiivka, Ukraine, on January 24, 2022. (Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Ben Hodges
Michael Doran
31
January 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | Iran Nuclear Negotiations: Will a Revived Deal Undermine American Interests?
Featured Speakers:
Mohammed Khalid Alyahya
Jonathan Schachter
Michael Doran
John P. Walters
The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action meeting held to discuss the full implementation of the Iran nuclear deal and the return of the United States to the deal in Vienna, Austria, on April 15, 2021. (Getty Images)
31
January 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | Iran Nuclear Negotiations: Will a Revived Deal Undermine American Interests?

This event will premiere on this page at 12:00 p.m. EST, Monday, January 31. Register for the event here.

Monday 12:00 - 1:00PM
The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action meeting held to discuss the full implementation of the Iran nuclear deal and the return of the United States to the deal in Vienna, Austria, on April 15, 2021. (Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Mohammed Khalid Alyahya
Jonathan Schachter
Michael Doran
John P. Walters
08
December 2021
Past Event
Virtual Event | Saudi Arabia and the New Middle East
Featured Speakers:
Bernard Haykel
Mohammed Khalid Alyahya
Michael Doran
Middle Eastern Map. (Getty Images)
08
December 2021
Past Event
Virtual Event | Saudi Arabia and the New Middle East

Please be advised: This event will premiere on this page at 12:00 p.m. EST, Wednesday, December 8. Register for the event here.

Wednesday 12:00 - 1:00PM
Middle Eastern Map. (Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Bernard Haykel
Mohammed Khalid Alyahya
Michael Doran
29
October 2021
Past Event
Virtual Event | The End of American Intelligence Dominance?
Featured Speakers:
Ezra Cohen
Bryan Clark
Michael Doran
29
October 2021
Past Event
Virtual Event | The End of American Intelligence Dominance?

Please be advised: This event will premiere on this page at 10:00 a.m. EDT, Friday, October 29. Register for the event here.

Friday 10:00 - 11:00AM
Featured Speakers:
Ezra Cohen
Bryan Clark
Michael Doran
04
October 2021
Past Event
Virtual Event | Israel and the World: A Conversation with Amb. Yuval Rotem
Featured Speakers:
Ambassador Yuval Rotem
John P. Walters
Michael Doran
04
October 2021
Past Event
Virtual Event | Israel and the World: A Conversation with Amb. Yuval Rotem

Please be advised: This event will premiere on this page at 12:00 p.m. EDT, Monday, October 4. Register for the event here.

Monday 12:00 - 1:00PM
Featured Speakers:
Ambassador Yuval Rotem
John P. Walters
Michael Doran
21
May 2021
Past Event
Virtual Event | A Conversation with Ambassador Ron Dermer
Featured Speakers:
Ambassador Ron Dermer
Michael Doran
21
May 2021
Past Event
Virtual Event | A Conversation with Ambassador Ron Dermer

Join Hudson Institute Senior Fellow Michael Doran and former Ambassador of Israel to the United States, Ron Dermer, to discuss the current conflict be

Friday 10:00 - 11:30AM
Featured Speakers:
Ambassador Ron Dermer
Michael Doran
19
May 2021
Past Event
Virtual Event | A Conversation with Secretary Michael R. Pompeo
Featured Speakers:
Michael R. Pompeo
Michael Doran
19
May 2021
Past Event
Virtual Event | A Conversation with Secretary Michael R. Pompeo

Please be advised: This event will premiere on this page at 2:00 p.m. EDT, Thursday, May 20. Register for the event here or via the register button.

Wednesday 2:00 - 2:30PM
Featured Speakers:
Michael R. Pompeo
Michael Doran
14
May 2021
Past Event
Virtual Event | A Conversation with David Albright
Featured Speakers:
David Albright
Michael Doran
14
May 2021
Past Event
Virtual Event | A Conversation with David Albright

Please be advised: This event will premiere on this page at 12:00 p.m. EDT, Friday, May 14. Register for the event here or via the register button.

Friday 12:00 - 1:00PM
Featured Speakers:
David Albright
Michael Doran
19
April 2021
Past Event
Virtual Event | Taking Stock of China’s Emerging Middle Eastern Kingdom
Featured Speakers:
Xiyue Wang
Bernard Haykel
Michael Doran
Peter Rough
19
April 2021
Past Event
Virtual Event | Taking Stock of China’s Emerging Middle Eastern Kingdom

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

Monday 12:00 - 1:00PM
Featured Speakers:
Xiyue Wang
Bernard Haykel
Michael Doran
Peter Rough
17
December 2020
Past Event
Video Event | The War in the Caucasus: What Does it Mean for America?
Featured Speakers:
Matthew Bryza
Ahmad Obali
Brenda Shaffer
Michael Doran
17
December 2020
Past Event
Video Event | The War in the Caucasus: What Does it Mean for America?

Azerbaijan’s victory in the recent war with Armenia has created a new balance of power in the Caspian region. The military capabilities Azerbaijan

Thursday 9:00 - 10:00AM
Featured Speakers:
Matthew Bryza
Ahmad Obali
Brenda Shaffer
Michael Doran
11
June 2020
Past Event
Video Event | Great Power Competition in the Middle East
Featured Speakers:
Michael Doran
Glen Howard
David Schenker
Miles Yu
11
June 2020
Past Event
Video Event | Great Power Competition in the Middle East

**__Please be advised: This event will premiere at 12:00 p.m. EDT, Thursday, June 11. Click here to view this event on Hudson’s website.__**

Join H

Thursday 12:00 - 1:00PM
Featured Speakers:
Michael Doran
Glen Howard
David Schenker
Miles Yu
12
May 2020
Past Event
Video Event | Maximum Pressure on the Assad Regime for its Chemical Weapons Use and Other Atrocities
Featured Speakers:
Thomas DiNanno
Ambassador James Jeffrey
David Asher
Michael Doran
12
May 2020
Past Event
Video Event | Maximum Pressure on the Assad Regime for its Chemical Weapons Use and Other Atrocities

**__Please be advised: This event will be premiering at 12:00 p.m. EDT, Tuesday, May 12.__**

In addition to all the atrocities committed during the c

Tuesday 12:00 - 12:45PM
Featured Speakers:
Thomas DiNanno
Ambassador James Jeffrey
David Asher
Michael Doran
06
May 2020
Past Event
Video Event | Analyzing the Impact of the "Maximum Pressure" Campaign on Iran Amid Coronavirus
Featured Speakers:
David Asher
Michael Doran
Scott Modell
Mohsen Sazegara
06
May 2020
Past Event
Video Event | Analyzing the Impact of the "Maximum Pressure" Campaign on Iran Amid Coronavirus

**__Please be advised: This event will be premiering at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 6.__**

The Islamic Republic of Iran is in the midst of a severe

Wednesday 12:00 - 1:00PM
Featured Speakers:
David Asher
Michael Doran
Scott Modell
Mohsen Sazegara
06
April 2020
Past Event
Video Livestream | Priorities of Israel's National Unity Government: A Discussion with Ambassador Danny Danon
Featured Speakers:
Danny Danon
Michael Doran
06
April 2020
Past Event
Video Livestream | Priorities of Israel's National Unity Government: A Discussion with Ambassador Danny Danon

**__Please be advised: This event will be livestreamed only starting at 3:00 p.m. EDT, Monday, April 6.__**

**__If you have questions for our panelis

Monday 3:00 - 4:00PM
Featured Speakers:
Danny Danon
Michael Doran
31
March 2020
Past Event
Video Livestream | How Will the Coronavirus Pandemic Impact Great Power Competition?
Featured Speakers:
Eric Brown
Michael Doran
Blaise Misztal
Nadia Schadlow
31
March 2020
Past Event
Video Livestream | How Will the Coronavirus Pandemic Impact Great Power Competition?

Hudson experts discuss how the novel coronavirus pandemic is shaping strategic competition.

Tuesday 12:00 - 1:00PM
Featured Speakers:
Eric Brown
Michael Doran
Blaise Misztal
Nadia Schadlow
11
February 2020
Past Event
President Trump's Plan for Peace in the Middle East
Featured Speakers:
Michael Doran
Jon Lerner
Lewis Libby
11
February 2020
Past Event
President Trump's Plan for Peace in the Middle East

On Tuesday, February 11, join Hudson Institute for a panel discussion on President Trump’s plan for peace between the Israelis and the Palestinians.

Tuesday 11:30 - 1:15PM
Featured Speakers:
Michael Doran
Jon Lerner
Lewis Libby
15
January 2020
Past Event
The Future of Iran: A Conversation with Reza Pahlavi
Featured Speakers:
Michael Doran
Reza Pahlavi
15
January 2020
Past Event
The Future of Iran: A Conversation with Reza Pahlavi

**NOTE: This event is by invitation only and non-transferable. Please email pthomas@hudson.org with any questions.**

The demise of Qassem Soleimani i

Wednesday 11:30 - 1:00PM
Featured Speakers:
Michael Doran
Reza Pahlavi
11
December 2019
Past Event
Iran's Deadly Repression and the U.S. Response
Featured Speakers:
Tony Badran
Michael Doran
Mariam Memarsadeghi
Blaise Misztal
11
December 2019
Past Event
Iran's Deadly Repression and the U.S. Response

Join Hudson Institute for a panel discussion on the situation in Iran and its implications for U.S. foreign policy.

Wednesday 9:15 - 11:00AM
Featured Speakers:
Tony Badran
Michael Doran
Mariam Memarsadeghi
Blaise Misztal
05
December 2019
Past Event
Americans Held Captive Abroad: A Conversation with Senator Tom Cotton on The Global Hostage Act
Featured Speakers:
Senator Tom Cotton
Michael Doran
05
December 2019
Past Event
Americans Held Captive Abroad: A Conversation with Senator Tom Cotton on The Global Hostage Act

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

Thursday 11:45 - 1:00PM
Featured Speakers:
Senator Tom Cotton
Michael Doran
03
September 2019
Past Event
Interventionism vs. Isolationism: A Conversation with U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz
Featured Speakers:
Senator Ted Cruz
Michael Doran
Getty Images
03
September 2019
Past Event
Interventionism vs. Isolationism: A Conversation with U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz and Michael Doran discussed U.S. Foreign Policy

Tuesday 1:45 - 3:00PM
Getty Images
Featured Speakers:
Senator Ted Cruz
Michael Doran
31
May 2019
Past Event
Maximum Pressure: Inevitable Conflict with Iran or a Calmer Middle East?
Featured Speakers:
Michael Doran
Rebeccah Heinrichs
Lee Smith
Jay Solomon
Ray Takeyh
31
May 2019
Past Event
Maximum Pressure: Inevitable Conflict with Iran or a Calmer Middle East?

Experts discuss U.S.-Iran tensions

Friday 11:45 - 1:30PM
Featured Speakers:
Michael Doran
Rebeccah Heinrichs
Lee Smith
Jay Solomon
Ray Takeyh
18
April 2019
Past Event
Crisis in Yemen: A Strategic Threat to U.S. Interests and Allies?
Featured Speakers:
Fatima Abo Alasrar
Michael Doran
Bernard Haykel
Lee Smith
Houthi female loyalists rally to mark the fourth anniversary of the war on March 26, 2019 in Sana'a, Yemen.
18
April 2019
Past Event
Crisis in Yemen: A Strategic Threat to U.S. Interests and Allies?

Experts discuss Yemen

Thursday 11:45 - 1:30PM
Houthi female loyalists rally to mark the fourth anniversary of the war on March 26, 2019 in Sana'a, Yemen.
Featured Speakers:
Fatima Abo Alasrar
Michael Doran
Bernard Haykel
Lee Smith
01
March 2019
Past Event
Victory Over the Islamic State and U.S. Withdrawal From Syria
Featured Speakers:
Michael Doran
Jomana Qaddour
Bassam Ishak
Jonas Parello-Plesner
01
March 2019
Past Event
Victory Over the Islamic State and U.S. Withdrawal From Syria

Experts discuss the U.S. drawdown in Syria

Friday 11:45 - 1:30PM
Featured Speakers:
Michael Doran
Jomana Qaddour
Bassam Ishak
Jonas Parello-Plesner
08
November 2018
Past Event
Iran Sanctions: Mounting Pressure or Concessions to Europe?
Featured Speakers:
Michael Doran
Ray Takeyh
Jay Solomon
Lee Smith
(Photo by Alexander Shcherbak\TASS via Getty Images)
08
November 2018
Past Event
Iran Sanctions: Mounting Pressure or Concessions to Europe?

Experts discuss Iran sanctions

Thursday 2:30 - 4:00PM
(Photo by Alexander Shcherbak\TASS via Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Michael Doran
Ray Takeyh
Jay Solomon
Lee Smith
26
October 2018
Past Event
Next Steps for U.S. Strategy in Syria
Featured Speakers:
Mariam Jalabi
Michael Doran
Jonas Parello-Plesner
Jomana Qaddour
Vehicles belonging to US-backed coalition forces in the northern Syrian town of Manbij, May 8, 2018 (DELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP/Getty Images)
26
October 2018
Past Event
Next Steps for U.S. Strategy in Syria

Experts discuss U.S. Syria strategy

Friday 12:00 - 1:30PM
Vehicles belonging to US-backed coalition forces in the northern Syrian town of Manbij, May 8, 2018 (DELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP/Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Mariam Jalabi
Michael Doran
Jonas Parello-Plesner
Jomana Qaddour
10
September 2018
Past Event
The War on Something-ism: 17 Years and Counting
Featured Speakers:
Thomas Joscelyn
Bill Roggio
Michael Pregent
Catherine Herrridge
Michael Doran
10
September 2018
Past Event
The War on Something-ism: 17 Years and Counting

Thomas Joscelyn, Bill Roggio, Mike Pregent, Mike Doran, and Catherine Herridge discuss the ongoing war on terrorism.

Monday 12:00 - 1:30PM
Featured Speakers:
Thomas Joscelyn
Bill Roggio
Michael Pregent
Catherine Herrridge
Michael Doran
10
May 2018
Past Event
Israel, Iran, and the Future of the Iranian Nuclear Deal: A Conversation with Ron Dermer, Israel’s Ambassador to the United States
Featured Speakers:
Ambassador Ron Dermer
Michael Doran
10
May 2018
Past Event
Israel, Iran, and the Future of the Iranian Nuclear Deal: A Conversation with Ron Dermer, Israel’s Ambassador to the United States

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

Thursday 9:00 - 10:00AM
Featured Speakers:
Ambassador Ron Dermer
Michael Doran
09
May 2018
Past Event
Trump and the JCPOA: It’s the End of the World As We Know It?
Featured Speakers:
Michael Doran
Behnam Ben Taleblu
Michael Pregent
Richard Goldberg
Kylie Atwood
09
May 2018
Past Event
Trump and the JCPOA: It’s the End of the World As We Know It?

Michael Doran, Michael Pregent, Richard Goldberg, and Behnam Ben Taleblu discuss the Iran Deal.

Wednesday 12:00 - 1:30PM
Featured Speakers:
Michael Doran
Behnam Ben Taleblu
Michael Pregent
Richard Goldberg
Kylie Atwood
08
May 2018
Past Event
Syria: Should I Stay or Should I Go Now?
Featured Speakers:
Michael Doran
Jonas Parello-Plesner
Mariam Jalabi
Mohammad Al Abdallah
April 28, 2018 explosions appearing in the skyline of a southern district of the Syrian capital Damascus, during regime strikes targeting the Islamic State group in the Palestinian camp of Yarmuk, and neighbouring districts.
08
May 2018
Past Event
Syria: Should I Stay or Should I Go Now?

Michael Doran, Jonas Parello-Plesner, Mariam Jalabi, and Mohammad Al Abdallah discuss the U.S.'s strategy in Syria.

Tuesday 12:00 - 1:30PM
April 28, 2018 explosions appearing in the skyline of a southern district of the Syrian capital Damascus, during regime strikes targeting the Islamic State group in the Palestinian camp of Yarmuk, and neighbouring districts.
Featured Speakers:
Michael Doran
Jonas Parello-Plesner
Mariam Jalabi
Mohammad Al Abdallah
26
February 2018
Past Event
Taking Stock of Trump’s Foreign Policy After Year One
Featured Speakers:
Walter Russell Mead
Michael Doran
Rebeccah Heinrichs
Tod Lindberg
26
February 2018
Past Event
Taking Stock of Trump’s Foreign Policy After Year One

Walter Russell Mead, Michael Doran, Craig Kennedy, Rebeccah Heinrich, and Tod Lindberg discuss Trump's first year in office.

Monday 2:00 - 3:00PM
Featured Speakers:
Walter Russell Mead
Michael Doran
Rebeccah Heinrichs
Tod Lindberg
23
January 2018
Past Event
Turkey, the Kurds, and the Struggle for Order in the Middle East
Featured Speakers:
Eric Brown
Michael Doran
Peter Rough
23
January 2018
Past Event
Turkey, the Kurds, and the Struggle for Order in the Middle East

Eric Brown, Michael Doran, and Peter Rough will discuss the Middle East.

Tuesday 12:00 - 1:30PM
Featured Speakers:
Eric Brown
Michael Doran
Peter Rough
10
January 2018
Past Event
The Crisis in Iran and Its Implications for Syria
Featured Speakers:
Dr. Kamal al-Labwani
Reuel Marc Gerecht
Michael Doran
10
January 2018
Past Event
The Crisis in Iran and Its Implications for Syria

Dr. Kamal al-Labwani, Reuel Marc Gerecht, and Michael Doran will discuss the state of play in Iran and its impact on the conflict in Syria.

Wednesday 3:00 - 4:30PM
Featured Speakers:
Dr. Kamal al-Labwani
Reuel Marc Gerecht
Michael Doran
20
November 2017
Past Event
Is Lebanon Saudi Arabia's New Zone of Confrontation with Iran?
Featured Speakers:
Lee Smith
Michael Doran
Mohammed Alyahya
Tony Badran
Saudi King Salman receives former Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, who resigned recently, in Riyadh, November 6, 2017 (Bandar Algaloud / Saudi Royal Council / Handout/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
20
November 2017
Past Event
Is Lebanon Saudi Arabia's New Zone of Confrontation with Iran?

Lee Smith, Michael Doran, Mohammed Alyahya, and Tony Badran discuss tensions between Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, and Iran.

Monday 12:00 - 1:30PM
Saudi King Salman receives former Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, who resigned recently, in Riyadh, November 6, 2017 (Bandar Algaloud / Saudi Royal Council / Handout/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Lee Smith
Michael Doran
Mohammed Alyahya
Tony Badran
25
September 2017
Past Event
The Trump Administration and the Middle East: What Should America Do Next?
Featured Speakers:
Lee Smith
Michael Doran
Michael O’Hanlon
Peter Rough
Armored vehicles belonging to Iraqi Popular Mobilization Units near Tal Afar, August 31, 2017 (AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images)
25
September 2017
Past Event
The Trump Administration and the Middle East: What Should America Do Next?

Michael Doran, Peter Rough, Michael O’Hanlon, and Lee Smith debate President Trump's Middle East reset

Monday 12:00 - 1:30PM
Armored vehicles belonging to Iraqi Popular Mobilization Units near Tal Afar, August 31, 2017 (AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Lee Smith
Michael Doran
Michael O’Hanlon
Peter Rough
06
July 2017
Past Event
Russian Interference: Past, Present, and Future
Featured Speakers:
Bret Baier
Michael Doran
Michael Pregent
David Tafuri
Hannah Thoburn
A computer hard drive showing the portrait of Russian President Putin (Ulrich Baumgarten/Getty Images)
06
July 2017
Past Event
Russian Interference: Past, Present, and Future

Bret Baier, Michael Doran, Michael Pregent, David Tafuri, and Hannah Thoburn examine Russian interference in Western politics and elections

Thursday 11:45 - 1:30PM
A computer hard drive showing the portrait of Russian President Putin (Ulrich Baumgarten/Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Bret Baier
Michael Doran
Michael Pregent
David Tafuri
Hannah Thoburn
21
June 2017
Past Event
Securing Stability in the Middle East and North Africa: How Should the U.S. and the European Union Work Together?
Featured Speakers:
Nick Westcott
Michael Doran
President Donald Trump meeting with EU Chief Jean-Claude Juncker in Brussels on May 25, 2017 (Didier Lebrun/Photonews via Getty Images)
21
June 2017
Past Event
Securing Stability in the Middle East and North Africa: How Should the U.S. and the European Union Work Together?

Nick Westcott and Michael Doran discuss European and US coordination on efforts to promote security in the Middle East and North Africa

Wednesday 5:30 - 6:30PM
President Donald Trump meeting with EU Chief Jean-Claude Juncker in Brussels on May 25, 2017 (Didier Lebrun/Photonews via Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Nick Westcott
Michael Doran
02
June 2017
Past Event
Six Days of Fire: Israel and the June 1967 War, Fifty Years On
Featured Speakers:
Lee Smith
Michael Doran
Hillel Fradkin
Liel Leibovitz
At the end of the Six Day War, Israeli soldiers hug and kiss the stones of the Western Wall, Old City of Jerusalem, Israel, June 11, 1967 (Dan Porges/Getty Images)
02
June 2017
Past Event
Six Days of Fire: Israel and the June 1967 War, Fifty Years On

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

Friday 11:45 - 1:30PM
At the end of the Six Day War, Israeli soldiers hug and kiss the stones of the Western Wall, Old City of Jerusalem, Israel, June 11, 1967 (Dan Porges/Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Lee Smith
Michael Doran
Hillel Fradkin
Liel Leibovitz
10
March 2017
Past Event
The Syrian Crisis: American Interests and Moral Considerations
Featured Speakers:
Rebeccah Heinrichs
Michael Doran
Marc LiVecche
Nina Shea
A Kurdish Syrian woman walks with her child past the ruins of the town of Kobane, also known as Ain al-Arab, on March 25, 2015. (YASIN AKGUL/AFP/Getty Images)
10
March 2017
Past Event
The Syrian Crisis: American Interests and Moral Considerations

Michael Doran, Nina Shea, Rebeccah Heinrichs and Marc LiVecche on U.S. interests, options and moral considerations for addressing the Syrian civil war

Friday 11:45 - 1:30PM
A Kurdish Syrian woman walks with her child past the ruins of the town of Kobane, also known as Ain al-Arab, on March 25, 2015. (YASIN AKGUL/AFP/Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Rebeccah Heinrichs
Michael Doran
Marc LiVecche
Nina Shea
09
February 2017
Past Event
America's Allies in the New Administration: Saudi Arabia and the Gulf States
Featured Speakers:
Lee Smith
Michael Doran
Mohammed Alyahya
Ali Shihabi
Leclerc tanks of the Saudi-led coalition are deployed in the coastal district of Dhubab on January 7, 2017, during a military operation against Shiite Huthi rebels and their allies. (SALEH AL-OBEIDI/AFP/Getty Images)
09
February 2017
Past Event
America's Allies in the New Administration: Saudi Arabia and the Gulf States

Michael Doran, Lee Smith, Mohammed Alyahya, and Ali Shihabi discuss Iran, Saudi Arabia, and the new direction of the Trump administration.

Thursday 11:45 - 1:30PM
Leclerc tanks of the Saudi-led coalition are deployed in the coastal district of Dhubab on January 7, 2017, during a military operation against Shiite Huthi rebels and their allies. (SALEH AL-OBEIDI/AFP/Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Lee Smith
Michael Doran
Mohammed Alyahya
Ali Shihabi
21
November 2016
Past Event
The American Moment in the Middle East--from Eisenhower to Trump
Featured Speakers:
Lee Smith
Michael Doran
Walter Russell Mead
Ray Takeyh
'Fox Camp': Logistic base for US Marines in Kuwait, March 13, 2003. (Gilles BASSIGNAC/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
21
November 2016
Past Event
The American Moment in the Middle East--from Eisenhower to Trump

Michael Doran, Walter Russell Mead, Ray Takeyh, and Lee Smith on Eisenhower's experience and the Trump administration's options in the Middle East

Monday 11:45 - 1:30PM
'Fox Camp': Logistic base for US Marines in Kuwait, March 13, 2003. (Gilles BASSIGNAC/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Lee Smith
Michael Doran
Walter Russell Mead
Ray Takeyh
04
November 2016
Past Event
A View of the U.S. Election From Iraq
Featured Speakers:
Michael Doran
Amb. Feisal Istrabadi
Michael Pregent
Nussaibah Younis
04
November 2016
Past Event
A View of the U.S. Election From Iraq

Feisal Istrabadi, Nussaibah Younis, Michael Doran and Michael Pregent discuss U.S.-Iraq relations under the next president and the fight against ISIS.

Friday 11:45 - 1:30PM
Featured Speakers:
Michael Doran
Amb. Feisal Istrabadi
Michael Pregent
Nussaibah Younis
11
September 2016
Past Event
Is the War on Terrorism Really Winnable?
Featured Speakers:
Michael Doran
Shadi Hamid
Jessica Stern
Gideon Rose
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11
September 2016
Past Event
Is the War on Terrorism Really Winnable?

Michael Doran, Shadi Hamid, Jessica Stern, and Gideon Rose discuss if ISIS and other organized terror groups be defeated in the Islamic Middle East.

Sunday 4:00 - 5:30PM
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Featured Speakers:
Michael Doran
Shadi Hamid
Jessica Stern
Gideon Rose
26
July 2016
Past Event
Israel and Hezbollah: The Prospect of Renewed Hostilities Ten Years after War
Featured Speakers:
Lee Smith
Reuven Azar
Michael Doran
Tony Badran
26
July 2016
Past Event
Israel and Hezbollah: The Prospect of Renewed Hostilities Ten Years after War

Lee Smith, Michael Doran, Reuven Azar, and Tony Badran discuss the 2006 Israel-Hezbollah War and the prospect of resumed conflict.

Tuesday 11:45 - 1:30PM
Featured Speakers:
Lee Smith
Reuven Azar
Michael Doran
Tony Badran
10
May 2016
Past Event
The Middle East in Crisis: A Discussion with Senator Marco Rubio
Featured Speakers:
Senator Marco Rubio
Michael Doran
10
May 2016
Past Event
The Middle East in Crisis: A Discussion with Senator Marco Rubio

Senator Marco Rubio joins Hudson Senior Fellow Michael Doran for a conversation on the Middle East.

Tuesday 12:00 - 1:30PM
Featured Speakers:
Senator Marco Rubio
Michael Doran
07
April 2016
Past Event
Assessing the Obama Doctrine in the Middle East ─ What Next?
Featured Speakers:
Sen. Lindsey Graham
Michael Doran
Michele Dunne
Amb. Eric Edelman
Robert Satloff
07
April 2016
Past Event
Assessing the Obama Doctrine in the Middle East ─ What Next?

Senator Lindsey Graham gave remarks at a panel on the Middle East featuring Robert Satloff, Amb. Eric Edelman, Michele Dunne, and Michael Doran.

Thursday 11:45 - 1:30PM
Featured Speakers:
Sen. Lindsey Graham
Michael Doran
Michele Dunne
Amb. Eric Edelman
Robert Satloff
29
March 2016
Past Event
The Syrian War, Five Years On
Featured Speakers:
Lee Smith
Michael Doran
Joseph Bahout
Jomana Qaddour
29
March 2016
Past Event
The Syrian War, Five Years On

Michael Doran, Joseph Bahout, Jomana Qaddour, and Lee Smith discuss the Syrian War.

Tuesday 11:45 - 1:30PM
Featured Speakers:
Lee Smith
Michael Doran
Joseph Bahout
Jomana Qaddour
15
January 2016
Past Event
Turmoil in the Persian Gulf—Are Iran and Saudi Arabia Poised for More Conflict?
Featured Speakers:
Ali Alfoneh
Michael Doran
Phillip Smyth
Lee Smith
15
January 2016
Past Event
Turmoil in the Persian Gulf—Are Iran and Saudi Arabia Poised for More Conflict?

Hudson Institute hosts a panel on the burgeoning conflict between Iran and Saudi Arabia with Ali Alfoneh, Michael Doran, Phillip Smyth, and Lee Smith

Friday 11:45 - 1:30PM
Featured Speakers:
Ali Alfoneh
Michael Doran
Phillip Smyth
Lee Smith
29
September 2015
Past Event
Does Putin’s Move on Syria Make Russia the New Middle East Power Broker?
Featured Speakers:
Lee Smith
Michael Doran
Hannah Thoburn
Tony Badran
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29
September 2015
Past Event
Does Putin’s Move on Syria Make Russia the New Middle East Power Broker?

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.

Tuesday 11:45 - 1:30PM
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Featured Speakers:
Lee Smith
Michael Doran
Hannah Thoburn
Tony Badran
11
September 2015
Past Event
Can Iran Inspect Itself?: IAEA Side Agreements and the Iran Nuclear Deal
Featured Speakers:
Lee Smith
David Albright
Omri Ceren
Michael Doran
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11
September 2015
Past Event
Can Iran Inspect Itself?: IAEA Side Agreements and the Iran Nuclear Deal

David Albright, Omri Ceren, Michael Doran, and Lee Smith discuss separate arrangements between Iran and IAEA, the JCPOA, and nuclear nonproliferation.

Friday 11:45 - 1:30PM
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Featured Speakers:
Lee Smith
David Albright
Omri Ceren
Michael Doran
28
July 2015
Past Event
Can the P5+1's Vienna Deal Prevent an Iranian Nuclear Breakout?
Featured Speakers:
Senator Tom Cotton
Michael Doran
William Tobey
Hillel Fradkin
Lee Smith
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28
July 2015
Past Event
Can the P5+1's Vienna Deal Prevent an Iranian Nuclear Breakout?

Senator Tom Cotton, Michael Doran, Lee Smith, William Tobey, and Hillel Fradkin discuss the Iran nuclear deal.

Tuesday 11:45 - 1:30PM
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Featured Speakers:
Senator Tom Cotton
Michael Doran
William Tobey
Hillel Fradkin
Lee Smith
16
July 2015
Past Event
Facing New Threats: Towards a Transatlantic Renewal
Featured Speakers:
Kenneth Weinstein
Ambassador Mark Green
Paulo Rangel
Mikuláš Dzurinda
Stephen Nix
Sandra Kalniete
Jeffrey Gedmin
David J. Kramer
Werner Fasslabend
Michael Benhamou
Michael Doran
Elliott Abrams
Davis Lewin
Jacob Funk Kirkegaard
Danuta Maria Hübner
Christopher Sands
Roland Freudenstein
Michael Pillsbury
Olin Wethington
Raquel Vaz Pinto
Benjamin Haddad
Paul McCarthy
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16
July 2015
Past Event
Facing New Threats: Towards a Transatlantic Renewal

The Transatlantic Think Tank Conference is a three-day event organized by Hudson Institute, IRI, and the Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies.

Thursday 9:00 - 5:30PM
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Featured Speakers:
Kenneth Weinstein
Ambassador Mark Green
Paulo Rangel
Mikuláš Dzurinda
Stephen Nix
Sandra Kalniete
Jeffrey Gedmin
David J. Kramer
Werner Fasslabend
Michael Benhamou
Michael Doran
Elliott Abrams
Davis Lewin
Jacob Funk Kirkegaard
Danuta Maria Hübner
Christopher Sands
Roland Freudenstein
Michael Pillsbury
Olin Wethington
Raquel Vaz Pinto
Benjamin Haddad
Paul McCarthy
24
April 2015
Past Event
What's Wrong with the Proposed Nuclear Deal with Iran?
Featured Speakers:
Lee Smith
Michael Doran
Matthew Kroenig
David Samuels
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24
April 2015
Past Event
What's Wrong with the Proposed Nuclear Deal with Iran?

Lee Smith joins Michael Doran, Matthew Kroenig, and David Samuels on the implications of the in-progress nuclear deal with Iran.

Friday 12:00 - 1:30PM
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Featured Speakers:
Lee Smith
Michael Doran
Matthew Kroenig
David Samuels
19
March 2015
Past Event
How Should the U.S. Roll Back and Defeat the Islamic State?
Featured Speakers:
Lee Smith
Michael Doran
Kimberly Kagan
Michael Pregent
Joel Rayburn
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19
March 2015
Past Event
How Should the U.S. Roll Back and Defeat the Islamic State?

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

Thursday 11:30 - 1:00PM
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Featured Speakers:
Lee Smith
Michael Doran
Kimberly Kagan
Michael Pregent
Joel Rayburn
20
February 2015
Past Event
Ten Years After the Assassination of Rafik Hariri: the Fate of Lebanon and the Future of the Middle East
Featured Speakers:
Lee Smith
Michael Doran
Tony Badran
Hussain Abdul Hussain
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20
February 2015
Past Event
Ten Years After the Assassination of Rafik Hariri: the Fate of Lebanon and the Future of the Middle East

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

Friday 12:00 - 1:30PM
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Featured Speakers:
Lee Smith
Michael Doran
Tony Badran
Hussain Abdul Hussain
09
December 2014
Past Event
The Future of the Middle East: Regional Scenarios Beyond the Obama Years
Featured Speakers:
Lee Smith
Shmuel Bar
Michael Doran
Hillel Fradkin
09
December 2014
Past Event
The Future of the Middle East: Regional Scenarios Beyond the Obama Years

Shmuel Bar, Michael Doran, Hillel Fradkin, and Lee Smith explore U.S. policy in the Middle East with respect to future regional strategy.

Tuesday 12:30 - 2:00PM
Featured Speakers:
Lee Smith
Shmuel Bar
Michael Doran
Hillel Fradkin
19
November 2014
Past Event
Weighing the Costs and Benefits of a Prospective U.S.-Iran Nuclear Deal
Featured Speakers:
Lee Smith
David Albright
Michael Doran
Hillel Fradkin
Ray Takeyh
19
November 2014
Past Event
Weighing the Costs and Benefits of a Prospective U.S.-Iran Nuclear Deal

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.

Wednesday 12:00 - 1:30PM
Featured Speakers:
Lee Smith
David Albright
Michael Doran
Hillel Fradkin
Ray Takeyh
14
August 2014
Past Event
Which Poses the Bigger Threat to U.S. National Security—Iran or Non-State Sunni Extremism?
Featured Speakers:
Lee Smith
Michael Doran
Hillel Fradkin
Brian Katulis
14
August 2014
Past Event
Which Poses the Bigger Threat to U.S. National Security—Iran or Non-State Sunni Extremism?

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

Thursday 12:00 - 1:30PM
Featured Speakers:
Lee Smith
Michael Doran
Hillel Fradkin
Brian Katulis
31
January 2014
Past Event
The United States, Iran, and the Post-Geneva Middle East: What's Next After the Joint Plan of Action Is Implemented?
Featured Speakers:
Lee Smith
Michael Doran
Hillel Fradkin
Ray Takeyh
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31
January 2014
Past Event
The United States, Iran, and the Post-Geneva Middle East: What's Next After the Joint Plan of Action Is Implemented?

A Hudson Institute panel discussion on the "Joint Plan of Action" nuclear agreement with Iran, and the future of American Middle East security policy.

Friday 12:00 - 1:29PM
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Featured Speakers:
Lee Smith
Michael Doran
Hillel Fradkin
Ray Takeyh
An Iranian long range surface to surface Qadr missile and an anti-aircraft gun are displayed in a war exhibition organized by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps in a park in southern Tehran to mark the anniversary of the Iran-Iraq war on September 23, 2021. (Morteza Nikoubazl/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
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An Iranian long range surface to surface Qadr missile and an anti-aircraft gun are displayed in a war exhibition organized by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps in a park in southern Tehran to mark the anniversary of the Iran-Iraq war on September 23, 2021. (Morteza Nikoubazl/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
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Missiles fire over the Caspian Sea during the Caucasus-2020 military drills between Iran, China, Russia, Pakistan, Myanmar, Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Belarus, on September 23, 2020. (Dimitar Dilkoff/AFP via Getty Images)
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Senior Fellow and Director, Center for Peace and Security in the Middle East
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A picture taken on November 10, 2019, shows an Iranian flag in Iran's Bushehr nuclear power plant, during an official ceremony to kick-start works on a second reactor at the facility. Bushehr is Iran's only nuclear power station and is currently running on imported fuel from Russia that is closely monitored by the UN's International Atomic Energy Agency. (Photo by ATTA KENARE/AFP via Getty Images)
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