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Turkey's Emerging Role in the Middle East

  • 562 Dirksen Senate Office Building (map)

Please join us on Capitol Hill on Friday April 20th from 10am - noon to discuss Turkey's emerging role in the region and how this impacts U.S. national interests and recent developments in the Syrian civil war.


Amb. (ret.) W. Robert Pearson
Former Ambassador to Turkey
Non-resident scholar, Middle East Institute

Dr. Gonul Tol
Founding Director, Middle East Institute's Center for Turkish Studies
Adjunct Professor, George Washington University's Institute for Middle East Studies

Dr. Aaron Stein
Resident Senior Fellow, Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East at the Atlantic Council

Dr. Lisel Hintz
Assistant Professor, International Relations, Johns Hopkins University (SAIS)


Amb. Richard J. Schmierer
Chairman and President, Middle East Policy Council
Former Ambassador, Sultanate of Oman


Dr. Thomas R. Mattair
Executive Director, Middle East Policy Council



2nd Street NE
Dirksen Senate Office Building
Room 562
Washington, D.C. 20002

April 20, 2018
10am - noon ET

R.S.V.P. Acceptances Only: 
(202) 296-6767 or E-mail: info@mepc.org

Directions: Take the METRO Red line to Union Station. Exit the station and walk south on First Street NE. The Dirksen Senate Office Building will be on the left.