Lebanon, Hezbollah and Israel: What Really Happened and What Does It Mean?

Lecture

Speaker(s)

Rami G. Khouri, Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs, American University of Beirut

Date and Time

October 23, 2006 7:30 PM - 12:00 AM

Availability

Open to the public.

No RSVP required

Location

Building 420, Room 40

Rami Khouri is editor-at-large of the Beirut-based Daily Star newspaper, published throughout the Middle East with the International Herald Tribune. He is an internationally syndicated journalist, author, and director of the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs at the American University of Beirut. He is currently a visiting fellow with the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law at Stanford University.

Mr. Khouri will speak about the war in Lebanon this summer. He will provide an analysis of the Israeli-Hezbollah war and discuss its fallout for Lebanese society and government, and its impact on the region's power dynamics. He will also comment on escalating violence in Iraq, Afghanistan, and heightening tensions between the U.S. and political movements in the region, including Iran, Syria, Hezbollah, and Hamas.