Strategies for Engaging Political Islam: A Middle East, U.S. and EU ’Trialogue’
|Tuesday, February 24,2009 16:04|
Engagement is important, however, because Islamists are a major political force in most Middle Eastern countries - a force about which U.S. and European policymakers are generally unfamiliar. How do Middle Easterners believe that the U.S. and the EU can play a positive role in dealing with Islamists? Where do Americans and Europeans see shared opportunities to engage Islamists, and what types of programs can take advantage of these opportunities? How would engagement affect Islamists" attitudes towards the U.S. and Europe, and towards political reform in the region?
Please join us for a panel discussion with:
Moderated by Nathan Brown, Director of the Institute for Middle East Studies, George Washington University
Thursday, February 26, 2009
The Henry L. Stimson Center