"The GCC Countries’ Role in Regional Dynamics"
26th Annual Arab-U.S. Policymakers Conference: "Arab-U.S. Relations: How Best to Navigate an Uncertain Present and Future?"
Organized by the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations
October 19, 2017
Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center
Dr. John Duke Anthony – Founding President and CEO, National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations, and author, inter alia, of Arab States of the Lower Gulf: People, Politics, Petroleum; Historical and Cultural Dictionary of the Sultanate of Oman and the Emirates of Eastern Arabia; and The United Arab Emirates: Dynamics of State Formation.
Dr. Mohammed Alsulami – President, Arabian Gulf Center for Iranian Studies.
Dr. Abdullah Baabood – Director, Gulf Studies Centre, Qatar University; former Director, Gulf Research Centre, University of Cambridge (UK).
Dr. Khalid Al-Jaber – Director, AlSharq Studies & Research Center (Qatar); former Editor-in-Chief, The Peninsula; former Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Al Sharq; Assistant Professor of Political Communication, Gulf Studies Centre, Qatar University; Visiting Assistant Professor, Northwestern University in Qatar.
Mr. Fahad Nazer – International Affairs Fellow, National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations; Consultant, Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Washington, DC.
Ambassador (Ret.) Susan Ziadeh – former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Arabian Peninsula Affairs, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, U.S. Department of State; former U.S. Ambassador to Qatar (2011-2014).
Mr. Abdulrahman Al-Eryani – Principal Economic Officer, Embassy of the Republic of Yemen in the United States.