DIRECTOR'S FORUM: A CONVERSATION WITH H.E. MOSHE YA'ALON, MINISTER OF DEFENSE OF THE STATE OF ISRAEL. 3/14, 9:00-1:00am. Sponsor: Wilson Center. Speakers: The Hon. Joseph Gildenhorn, Wilson Center; His Excellency Moshe Ya'alon, Minister of Defense of Israel; Aaron David Miller, Vice President for New Initiatives and Distinguished Fellow.
JAPAN AS A “PEACE ENABLER”: VIEWS FROM THE NEXT GENERATION. 3/14, 10:00am-Noon. Sponsor: Stimson Center. Speaker: Col. Michio Suda, Japan Ground Self-Defense Force; Kazuo Tase, Deloitte Tohmatsu Consulting; Kazuto Tsuruga, Osaka University; Yuji Uesugi, Waseda University.
UNITING OR DIVIDING? MEDIA AND POLITICS IN THE ARAB WORLD. 3/14, 11:00am-1:00pm. Sponsors: Peacetech Lab; BBC Media Action. Speakers: Alexandra Buccianti, Project Manager, BBC Media Action; Marc Lynch, Professor of Political Science and International Relations, George Washington University; Sarhang Hamasaeed, Senior Program Manager; Middle East and North Africa Programs, USIP; Joyce Karam, Washington Bureau Chief, Al-Hayat Columnist.
INDIA-PAKISTAN CRISES AND THE AMERICAN ROLE. 3/14, 1:30-3:00pm. Sponsor: United States Institute of Peace (USIP). Speakers: Daniel Markey, Director of Global Policy Program, SAIS; Polly Nayak, Independent Consultant; Edward Wittenstein, Executive Director, Yale University Johnson Center for the Study of American Diplomacy.
LAWFARE: LAW AS A WEAPON OF WAR. 3/14, 4:30pm. Sponsor: Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD). Speakers: Author Orde F. Kittrie, Senior Fellow, FDD; Alyza D. Lewin, Lewin & Lewin LLP; Nathan Lewin, Former Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice; Steve Perles, Senior Attorney and Founder, Perles Law Firm; Juan C. Zarate, Chairman and Senior Counselor, FDD's Center on Sanctions and Illicit Finance.
LGBT DIPLOMACY: SECURING A MORE INCLUSIVE FUTURE. 3/14, 5:30pm. Sponsor: Atlantic Council. Speakers: Damon Wilson, Executive Vice President, Programs and Strategy, Atlantic Council; Regina Jun, President, GLIFAA; The Hon. Randy Berry, Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTI Persons, U.S. Department of State; Kerri Hannan, Incoming U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission to Luxembourg, U.S. Department of State; Mira Patel, Senior Advisor, Global Development Lab. USAID; Mario Škunca, Deputy Chief of Mission of Croatia, Republic of Croatia Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs.