Event Start Date:
December 10, 2020
Event End Date:
December 10, 2020
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The Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) invites you to join us for CPPR Webinar on the topic ‘Changing Political Dynamics in West Asia: Abraham Accords and Beyond’ in the context of recent signing of peace deals, brokered by the USA, between Israel and the Arab nations.

Date: December 10, 2020 (Thursday)

Time: 6:30 PM IST.



Dr Jon B Alterman

Jon B Alterman is a senior vice president, holds the Zbigniew Brzezinski Chair in Global Security and Geostrategy, and is director of the Middle East Program at CSIS. Prior to joining CSIS in 2002, he served as a member of the Policy Planning Staff at the U.S. Department of State and as a special assistant to the assistant secretary of state for Near Eastern affairs, and from 2009-2019 he served as a member of the Chief of Naval Operations Executive Panel. In addition to his policy work, he often teaches Middle Eastern studies at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and the George Washington University. Earlier in his career, Alterman was a scholar at the U.S. Institute of Peace and at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy and a legislative aide to Senator Daniel P. Moynihan (D-NY) responsible for foreign policy and defense. From 1993 to 1997, Alterman was an award-winning teacher at Harvard University, where he received his Ph.D. in history.

Gazi Hassan

Gazi Hassan is Senior Research Associate at CPPR. He is involved in research on Asia-Pacific, particularly exploring the geopolitical dynamics, blue economy, developments related to trade and terrorism, the role of various actors and security dynamics of the region. He has previously worked as a researcher at the Vivekananda International Foundation, New Delhi. He has been contributing articles to various online platforms like SADF(Brussels), Foreign Policy News (Washington), International Policy Digest (Washington), Money Control, The Quint and Greater Kashmir, among others.


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