Joshua Muravchik: Israel: How Was David Made into Goliath?
Joshua Muravchik is a distinguished fellow at the DC-based World Affairs Institute, a professor at the Institute of World Politics, and a former fellow at the Foreign Policy Institute at Johns Hopkins SAIS. During the 1967 Six Day War polls showed overwhelming support for Israel in Europe and the U.S. Fifty years later why has world opinion soured?
The Security Challenges for Lebanon and the Region
Major General Abbas Ibrahim is head of Lebanon's Directorate of General Security (DGS), which Asharq al-Awsat calls "The Eyes and Ears of the Lebanese State." He is a highly decorated officer with first-hand knowledge of the most sensitive security challenges in the Middle East.
Sarwah Abdulwahed Qadir: The Future of Iraqi Kurdistan
In 2014, Sarwah won a seat in the Iraqi Parliament as a member of the Goran (Change) party. Defending women's rights and democracy in Kurdistan and the Iraqi Parliament, Sarwah recently became the head of the Goran party bloc in parliament. She will talk about the Kurdish independence referendum, women's rights, and suffering under ISIS.