Fouad Ajami

Dinner & Dialogue with Fouad Ajami

  • Type

    Special Engagement
  • Membership

    Sponsors, Ambassador's Circle, Benefactor
  • When

    Oct 25, 2011 @ 9:00 PM
  • Where

    The River Club
2011-10-25 21:00 2011-10-25 22:00 America/New_York Dinner & Dialogue with Fouad Ajami No description. The River Club
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About the Speaker

Fouad Ajami passed away on June 22, 2014. He was the Herbert and Jane Dwight Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and the cochair of the Herbert and Jane Dwight Working Group on Islamism and the International Order. From 1980 to 2011 he was director of Middle East Studies at the Johns Hopkins University. He is the author of The Arab Predicament, The Vanished Imam: Musa al Sadr and the Shia of Lebanon, Beirut: City of Regrets, The Dream Palace of the Arabs, and The Foreigner's Gift: The Americans, the Arabs, and the Iraqis in Iraq. His most recent publication is The Syrian Rebellion (Hoover Institution Press, 2012). His writings also include some four hundred essays on Arab and Islamic politics, US foreign policy, and contemporary international history. Ajami has received numerous awards, including the Benjamin Franklin Award for public service (2011), the Eric Breindel Award for Excellence in Opinion Journalism (2011), the Bradley Prize (2006), the National Humanities Medal (2006), and the MacArthur Fellows Award (1982). His research has charted the road to 9/11, the Iraq war, and the US presence in the Arab-Islamic world.

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