American Foreign Policy after the Arab Spring
Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series
Elliott Abrams, Justin Vogt (moderator)
Wed, March 14th, 2018 | 6:30 pm
(Members $24)


Experts discuss American foreign policy in the Middle East, uncovering how the United States addressed the tension between tyranny and democracy from the Cold War through the Obama era and illuminating how politics in the Middle East have evolved since the 2011 Arab Spring protests.

Elliott Abrams is senior fellow for Middle Eastern studies at the Council on Foreign Relations and the author of Realism and Democracy: American Foreign Policy after the Arab Spring. Justin Vogt (moderator) is Managing Editor of Foreign Affairs magazine.


The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024


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