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Lecture: “U.S. and the Broader Middle East in the Post ‘Helos Out of Kabul’ Environment” with Michael Singh (The Washington Institute)

September 1, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Please join us for a conversation with Michael Singh on Middle East strategy in the context of great power competition. Professor Feaver and Michael Singh will discuss broader Middle East security policy following the recent developments of U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan.


Michael Singh is the Lane-Swig Senior Fellow and managing director at The Washington Institute and a former senior director for Middle East affairs at the National Security Council. As the Institute’s managing director, Mr. Singh conducts policy research and participates in the public debate over the direction and content of U.S. Middle East policy. During his tenure at the White House from 2005 to 2008, Mr. Singh was responsible for devising and coordinating U.S. national security policy toward the region stretching from Morocco to Iran, with a particular emphasis on Iran’s nuclear and regional activities, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Syria, and security cooperation in the broader Middle East. Previously, Mr. Singh served as special assistant to secretaries of state Condoleezza Rice and Colin Powell and at the U.S. embassy in Israel.


Sponsored by American Grand Strategy (AGS), Political Science, and Sanford School of Public Policy.


For more information, contact Paige Rotunda.


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September 1, 2021
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