Dr. Shibley Telhami:
The U.S. Role in the Middle East after Trump, with special emphasis on Israel-Palestine.
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
TIME: 11:30 am – Bar opens; 12:15 pm – Lunch served;
1-2 pm – Presentation and Q & A
EVENT TYPE: Speaker Luncheon
For his presentation, Dr. Shibley Telhami, the Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development and the Director of the University of Maryland Critical Issues Poll, will be presenting data from his latest polls of American public opinion toward the Middle East. He will look at issues such as the Arab-Israeli conflict, including settlements and the UN resolution, foreign policy, and American attitudes toward Islam and Muslims. After presenting his findings, Dr. Telhami will reflect on current American policy toward the Middle East and how it’s being perceived in the region.
He was selected by the Carnegie Corporation of New York with the New York Times as one of the “Great Immigrants” for 2013.
Book Sales and Signing: His books The World Through Arab Eyes: Arab Public Opinion and the Reshaping of the Middle East, and The Peace Puzzle: America’s Quest for Arab-Israeli Peace 1989-2011 will be available for sale and signing.
PRICE: $25 Members; $30 Non-members (includes lunch); $10 Lecture only