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Yemen: The Forgotten War

  • 2043 Rayburn House Office Building (map)

Lunch will be served

Speakers:

Flynt Leverett, Former senior fellow at the New America Foundation and professor at the Penn. State University School of International Affairs. He served as director for Middle East affairs on the George W. Bush's National Security Council.

Doug Bandow, Senior fellow at the Cato Institute, and political writer for Forbes and Huffington Post among other publications.

Sama'a Al-Hamdani, Former political officer at Yemen embassy in Washington, Yemeniaty director & political analyst & consultant.

Jamal Khashoggi, Saudi journalist and author. He served as deputy editor-in-chief for Arab News, the leading English newspaper in Saudi Arabia. He was editor-in-chief of Al-Watan newspaper in Saudi Arabia.

The Yemen war has entered its fourth year with no end in sight. Thousands of civilians have been killed, 130 children die every day from starvation and lack of medical aid due to blockade, and terrorist groups have flourished amid the chaos. 

What are the United States’ options to avoid greater instability in the region and at what cost? Join us for a discussion roundtable with seasoned speakers and regional experts who will offer their insights and views on the roots and fallout of the conflict.