The Middle East: U.S. and Israeli Perspectives


Associated Program:
John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum
Amos Yadlin
Tzipi Livni
Stephen Hadley
Michele Flournoy

Co-founder of the Center for a New American Security and former U.S. Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Michèle Flournoy, Senior Adviser for International Affairs at the U.S. Institute of Peace and former National Security Advisor to U.S. President George W. Bush Stephen Hadley, Senior Fellow at the Institute for National Security Studies and former Israeli Opposition Leader Tziporah “Tzipi” Livni and Director of the Institute for National Security Studies Major General (Ret.) Amos Yadlin discuss contentious topics relating to the foreign policies of U.S. and Israel in the Middle East-North Africa region. Topics include: Iran’s nuclear program, Israeli-Palestinian negotiations, Arab Spring and its impact on security throughout the Middle East and the current state of the U.S.-Israeli relations. The panel is moderated by R. Nicholas Burns, HKS Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Politics.