Appearances


Active Participation in Scientific Meetings and Conferences

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.

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.

“The Arab-Israeli Conflict,” Invited Lecturer, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Defense Institute of Security Assistance Management, 2013.

“Introduction to Middle East History and Islam,” Invited Lecturer, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Defense Institute of Security Assistance Management, 2013.

“Pre-Islamic Arabia to the Modern Middle East,” Invited Lecturer, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Defense Institute of Security Assistance Management, 2012.

“Defining the Enemy as Israel, Zionist, Neo-Nazi or Jewish: The Propaganda War under Nasser’s Egypt, 1952-1967,” Invited Panelist, Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa, Fourth Annual Conference, Washington, DC, November 3-5, 2011.

“Reexamining Inter Arab Rivalries under Nasser’s Egypt,” Invited Panelist, Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa, Third Annual Conference, Washington, DC, November 4-6, 2010.

Selected Interviews and Media

“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.

“Have Putin and Netanyahu Struck a Grand Bargain?” Hillel Frisch, The Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, July 16, 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,” Ishaan Tharoor, The Washington Post, July 10, 2018.

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

“Når Putin driv krig med kyrkjeleg støtte,” Johannes Morken, Dagen, March 14, 2018.

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

“Jerusalem, Israel’s Capital: Watch the Masks Fall,” Najat AlSaied, Gatestone Institute, December 15, 2017.

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

حرب 1967: كيف يبدو إرث عبد الناصر لإسرائيل؟  Ida2at, June 1, 2017.

صحيفة أمريكية: إدارة «أوباما» في حاجة لدعم مصر في مكافحة الإرهاب  Al-Masry Al-Youm, March 11, 2015.

“Assessment of the Arab Spring Protests,” Wikistrat Interview, August 31, 2013.

“Assad’s Alpenfestung: An Alawite State in the Levant,” Nick Ottens, Atlantic Sentinel, August 5, 2012.

«الربيع العربي» يشجع الفلسطـــينيين على إطلاق انتفاضة شاملة  Emarat Al Youm, June 10, 2012.

باحث أمريكى: الإسلاميون سيضعون المطالب الشعبية فوق التهديدات الخارجية  Masress, June 1, 2012.