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In this Global Policy Forum presentation, CIGI Senior Fellow Dr. Bessma Momani will cover the landscape of middle east crises and issues absorbing the region today. Dr. Momani will explore topics ranging from ISIS' loss of territory, to the stalemate in Syria, Iraqi political dynamics, the rise of a brash crown prince of Saudi Arabia, the Qatari-Saudi rift, and the regional standoff with Iran.
About the CIGI Global Policy Forum:
The CIGI Global Policy Forum is an exclusive, invitation-only series of talks offering authoritative analysis on policy-relevant issues affecting Canada and its place in the world. Launched in 2012 by The Centre for International Governance Innovation, and held at the Rideau Club in Ottawa, the CIGI Global Policy Forum offers audience members access to a wide range of distinguished speakers: policy experts and influencers shaping the world’s debates and discussions on global economic, security, development and environmental issues.
CIGI Senior Fellow Bessma Momani has a Ph.D. in political science with a focus on international political economy and is full professor and interim assistant vice‑president of international relations at the University of Waterloo.