INVITE: Sept. 11 – Can We Do More? The U.S. And The Arab Spring

On the anniversary of 9-11, NDN’s MENA Initiative is convening a panel to examine U.S. strategy in the region beyond the traditional lens of counter-terrorism and military conflict. Experts will reflect upon the U.S. response to the Arab Spring, analyze the implications of recent events, and answer the critical question: can and should the U.S. be doing more to support democratic transitions? RSVP Today.

Featured Speaker

Ambassador William B. Taylor

Special Coordinator of Middle East Transitions, U.S. Department of State

Dr. Nathan J. Brown

Professor of Political Science & International Affairs at George Washington University and Senior Associate with the Middle East Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Michael “Mickey” Bergman

Executive Director of Aspen Partnerships, The Aspen Institute


Bradley Bosserman

Director of The MENA Initiative, NDN and the New Policy Institute


When: 12:00PM – 1:30PM Tuesday, Sept. 11

Where: NDN Event Space. 729 15th St. NW. Washington, DC 20005

Lunch will be served at noon and the event will begin at 12:15

Space will be limited so please RSVP today. Please address questions to

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