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Monday, November 16, 2009

The MEI 63rd Annual Conference: Podcasts and C-SPAN Videos

The podcasts of the Annual Conference from last week are now up at our website, but here are links to save you time, interspersed with C-SPAN pages with video and preliminary transcripts (I understand our own video and transcripts are coming):

Middle East Institute 63rd Annual Conference

Banquet, November 9, 2009

Speaker: Wendy Chamberlin
Keynote Address
Speaker: Zalmay Khalilzad

C-Span Video & Transcript of Khalilzad

Award presentation to Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish
Speakers: Abbas S. “Eddy” Zuaiter, Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish

Conference, November 10, 2009

Speaker: Wendy Chamberlin

Keynote Address
Speaker: William Burns

Video and Transcript of Under Secretary for Political Affairs Burns' address at the State Department website.

Panel I: Assessing the Iranian Nuclear Challenge
Speakers: Robert Einhorn, Karim Sadjadpour, Hans Blix, James Woolsey, Robin Wright

(I can't find a C-SPAN clip of this on their website. When ours goes up I'll link. If C-SPAN has it up, somebody post the link in a comment.)

Panel II: Toward an Enhanced Gulf Security Framework
Speakers: Robert Hunter, Sami Alfaraj, Kevin Cosgriff, Emile Hokayem, Ellen Laipson

C-SPAN Video & Transcript of Panel II

Panel III: Iraq in 2020
Speakers: Michael Corbin, Rend al-Rahim Francke, Ali Allawi, James Dobbins, Deborah Amos

C-SPAN Video & Transcript of Panel III

Panel IV: Arab-Israeli Peace and the Domestic Political Obstacles
Speakers: Daniel Kurtzer, Daniel Levy, Khalil Shikaki, Murhaf Jouejati, Toni Verstandig

C-SPAN Video & Transcript of Panel IV

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