Appearances


Active Participation in Scientific Meetings and Conferences

“Migration and the Levant,” Moderator, Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies, the George C. Marshall Center for Security Studies and the European Institute of the Mediterranean, May 26, 2021.

“Navigating a Multi-crisis Environment,” Course Director, National Defense University, Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies, April 6-9, 2021.

“The Adaptability of Violent Extremist Organizations: Illegality, Technology and Messaging,” Program Facilitator, National Defense University, Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies, March 29 – April 2 2021.

“What to Expect to Happen in the Middle East and Israel Post Trump,” Invited Speaker, Woodmont Country Club, March 16, 2021.

“Development in a Period of Great Power Competition,” Program Facilitator, National Defense University, Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies, February 1-11, 2021.

“Israel, Jordan and the Palestinians,” Invited Speaker, Northwest Neighbors Village, January 26, 2021.

“Unseen Opponents: The Security Challenges of Pandemics,” Course Director, National Defense University, Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies, December 7-17, 2020.

“Israel, Jordan and the Palestinians: The Struggle for the West Bank,” Invited Speaker, Shaare Tefila Congregation, December 2, 2020.

“The United States and Israel in the Next Administration: A Strategic Assessment,” Invited Speaker, Beth Shalom, November 15, 2020.

“Shifting Dynamics of the Middle East: Israel and its Neighbors,” Invited Speaker, Council of Former Federal Executives & Associates, November 9, 2020.

“Israel, Jordan and the Palestinians: The Struggle for the West Bank,” Invited Speaker, Temple Beth Ami, November 1, 2020.

“Israel, the Palestinians, and the Arab States,” Invited Lecturer, Washington Hebrew Congregation, July 8, 2020.

Gamal Abdel Nasser’s Support of the Palestinian Cause: A Critical Assessment,” Invited Panelist, Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa, Twelfth Annual Conference, Washington, DC, October 31-November 2, 2019.

The Rise of the Non-Arab States in the Middle East, Invited Speaker, The Cosmos Club, Washington, DC, October 28, 2019.

Critical Issues in US National Security, Invited Panelist, Daniel Morgan Graduate School, in support of the George Washington University’s Graduate School of Political Management’s Washington DC Global Residency Program, July 18, 2019.

The Rise of the Non-Arab States in the Middle East, Invited Lecturer, High Point University, April 9, 2019.

Strange Bedfellows: Israel and Saudi Arabia, from the Cold War to the Present,” Invited Panelist, Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa, Eleventh Annual Conference, Washington, DC, November 1-3, 2018.

The Great Game in the Levant,” Discussant, Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa, Eleventh Annual Conference, Washington, DC, November 1-3, 2018.

“Defense in the 21st Century,” Invited Panelist, American Veterans Center Annual Conference, October 26, 2018.

“Syria and the Greater Middle East in 2020 and Beyond,” Invited Presenter, National Defense University, Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies, April 5, 2018.

“Eliminating the Consequences of Aggression: Egypt’s Strategy after the 1967 War,” Invited Panelist, Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa, Tenth Annual Conference, Washington, DC, October 19-21, 2017.

“The Six Day War at 50, Part 1,” Discussant, Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa, Tenth Annual Conference, Washington, DC, October 19-21, 2017.

“Forecasting Global Energy Geopolitics and Markets,” Moderator, The Daniel Morgan Graduate School of National Security, September 26, 2017.

“Nasser’s Peace: Egypt’s Response to the 1967 War with Israel,” Book Talk, The Daniel Morgan Graduate School of National Security, May 10, 2017.

“The Influence of Extra-Regional Actors in the Western Hemisphere,” Moderator, The Daniel Morgan Graduate School of National Security, Western Security Hemisphere Conference, June 8, 2016.

Selected Interviews and Media

مكاسب “حماس” وإسرائيل كمن يهيم من دون رأس.. والسلطة تأكل أظافرها  QPOSTS (Emirati news site), June 4, 2021.

كيف ضغط بايدن على نتنياهو لوقف الحرب على غزة؟  An Nahar, May 21, 2021.

رداً على الضمّ… هل تعترف بروكسيل بفلسطين دولةً مستقلّة؟  An Nahar, July 10, 2020.

باحث في جامعة الدفاع الوطني الأمريكية: سياسة العقوبات الأمريكية محدودة القدرات ولا تسقط الأسد North Press Agency, July 6, 2020.

لماذا تبدو تهديدات عبّاس أكثر جدّيّة اليوم؟  An Nahar, May 25, 2020.

لماذا تنازل غانتس عن معارضته خطّة نتنياهو بتنفيذ “الضمّ”؟  An Nahar, April 24, 2020.

أيّ حسابات لروسيا في موقفها من “صفقة القرن”؟ An Nahar, January 31, 2020.

“U.S. Plan to Guard Syrian Oil Fields Sows Confusion,” Lara Seligman and Keith Johnson, Foreign Policy, October 21, 2019.

هل يكفي الإبقاء على قاعدة التنف لضمان مصالح واشنطن في سوريا؟  An Nahar, October 17, 2019.

ما الذي قد يمكّن واشنطن من وقف التصعيد في إدلب؟  An Nahar, May 23, 2019.

هل تهتمّ موسكو بتشكيل اللجنة الدستوريّة بالرغم من اعتراض دمشق؟  An Nahar, November 1, 2018.

“ISIS ‘Far from Defeated’ Despite Territorial Losses, Joint Chiefs Chairman Warns,” Ben Wolfgang, The Washington Times, October 16, 2018.

“Putin-Erdogan Deal on Syria Demilitarized Zone Heads Off Showdown, Pending Bloodbath,” Ben Wolfgang, The Washington Times, September 18, 2018.

“U.S. Backed in Corner as Syria, Russia Plan Bloody Assault in Idlib with Chemical Weapons in Arsenal,” Ben Wolfgang and Carlo Muñoz, The Washington Times, September 17, 2018.

ترامب في هلسينكي… ما الذي يمكن “أن يأمله” حول سوريا؟  An-Nahar, July 15, 2018.

“Russia Stays in the Driver’s Seat in Syria: Another Regime Victory in Syria Further Boosts the Russian Mission in the Middle East,” Ishaan Tharoor, Washington Post, July 10, 2018.

كيف سيتعامل بولتون مع الملفّ السوريّ؟  An-Nahar, March 24, 2018.

التوتّر الثنائيّ يزداد … 6 أهداف روسيّة لمواجهة واشنطن في سوريا  An-Nahar, February 9, 2018.

أراد تحرير الرقّة من بيروت… هل “هدّد ولايتي الحريري”؟  An-Nahar, November 4, 2017.

“Palestinian Attitudes Toward Israel,” Norvell B. DeAtkine, American Diplomacy, June 20, 2012.