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Keynote Remarks
Ambassador Robert Ford

Senator Jon Kyl (R-AZ) and Senator Joseph Lieberman (I-CT)

David Cohen, Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence

Representative Ed Royce (R-CA) and Sen. Bob Casey, Jr. (D-PA)

R. James Woolsey

 

 

The New York Times - UN Envoy Is Seeking a Deal to Oust Assad From Syria

Reuters - New Iran Sanctions Measure to ‘Lock Up’ Oil Earnings-US Official

The Washington Post - Ambassador Ford: Hey, Syria’s a Mess

CNN - Syria’s Assad Regime has Fight Left Despite Rebels’ Advances

Bloomberg - UN Envoy Says Clinton, Lavrov to Work Together on Syria

Politico - US Ambassador Warns Syria

Congressional Quarterly - Royce Remarks on NDAA at FDD

The Washington Times - Conference Mulls the Hard Choice Between Dictators and Dissidents

National Post - Jeane Kirkpatrick Goes to Tahrir Square — Two starkly Different Visions of the Arab Spring

 

US Ambassador to Syria, Robert Ford [PDF]

Representative Ed Royce (R-CA) [PDF]

Senator Bob Casey, Jr. (D-PA) [PDF]

Senator Jon Kyl (R-AZ) and Senator Joseph Lieberman (I-CT) [PDF]

David Cohen, Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence [PDF]

 

Opening Remarks: R. James Woolsey

Panel: Islamists and Elections: Where Do They Lead?

Panel: Iran’s Human Rights Record

Keynote Remarks: Ambassador Robert Ford

Panel: What's Next for Syria?

Congressional Remarks: Representative Ed Royce (R-CA) and Sen. Bob Casey, Jr. (D-PA)

Panel: The Arab Spring: Nonproliferation Risks and Opportunities

Jeane J. Kirkpatrick Award: Senator Jon Kyl (R-AZ) and Senator Joseph Lieberman (I-CT)

Keynote Address: David Cohen, Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence

 

FDD's annual Washington Forum brings together diplomats, intelligence and military experts, policymakers, media and stakeholders for expert panels, debates, and discussions.

Washington Forum 2012 Host Committee

Kenneth and Nira Abramowitz • Mark and Paula Argosh • Paul R. Bishop • Bill Bloomfield • Robert Child
Eric Dezenhall • Alvin Dworman • Bill and Lois Edgerly • Steve and Rita Emerson • Marc Goldman
Benjamin Heller • Eric Javits • Len Leader • Lothar and Carlyn Mayer • Robert “Bud” McFarlane • Charles Moed
David Naftaly • Mark Pruzanski • Ken Schwartz • Dianne Sehler and The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation
Robert J. Shillman “Doctor Bob” • Jeff Solomon • Steven Stern
 


 

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