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Yemen: A Country in Crisis

Upcoming Event — December 12, 2017 12:30pm EST

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The What to Do About... series highlights a specific issue and features experts who will put forward competing analyses and policy prescriptions in a mock high-level U.S. government meeting. This series is made possible through the generous support of Home Box Office.

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Speakers

Gerald M. Feierstein

Director of Gulf Affairs and Government Relations, Middle East Institute; Former U.S. Ambassador to Yemen, U.S. Department of State (2010-2013)

Stephen Seche

Executive Vice President, Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington; Former U.S. Ambassador to Yemen, U.S. Department of State (2007-2010)

Presider

Ellen Laipson

Director, International Security Program, Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University; Distinguished Fellow and President Emeritus, Simson Center

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