For the last decade, the Middle East has occupied a place of primacy in debates over U.S. global aims and strategies. NYU Wagner will sponsor a year-long lecture series that will bring to campus original thinkers from academics, research centers and government.

The Middle East and United States Strategy Series, moderated by NYU Wagner visiting professor Michael Doran, will address one of the most pressing issues on the U.S. strategic agenda.

Please select the session(s) for which you would like to RSVP.
Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2009, 12:30pm-1:30pm
Beyond al Qaida: National Security in an Age of Globalization, Terror, and the Internet featuring Juan Zarate
Location: The Puck Building, The Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue, 2nd Fl.
295 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10012-9604  map


Friday, Oct. 30, 2009, 12:30pm-1:30pm
The Rise of the Pasdaran: The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps in Iranian Politics and Implications for the U.S. Fred Wehrey, Senior Policy Analyst, RAND
Location: The Puck Building, The Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue, 2nd Fl.
295 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10012-9604  map


Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009, 12:30pm-1:30pm
U.S. Power in Jihadi Strategic Thought with William McCants, Program Manager, Minerva Initiative for the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy
Location: The Puck Building, The Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue, 2nd Fl.
295 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10012-9604  map


Monday, Nov. 9, 2009, 12:30pm-1:30pm
Gulliver's Troubles: Obama and the Middle East with Aaron David Miller, Public Policy Fellow, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Location: The Puck Building, The Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue, 2nd Fl.
295 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10012-9604  map


Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2009, 12:30pm-1:30pm
The US-Russia-Iran Triangle: Right, Acute, or Obtuse? With Mark Katz, Professor of government and politics, George Mason University
Location: The Puck Building, The Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue, 2nd Fl.
295 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10012-9604  map