11 Events

Map of the Middle East

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Seminar - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

"Act Two: The Challenges of the Middle East in 2018," with Norman T. Roule

Wed., Feb. 14, 2018 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm

1 Brattle Square - Room 350

The Intelligence Project and Saudi & GCC Security Project will host a lunch with Norman T. Roule, former National Intelligence Manager for Iran, on Wednesday, February 14th from 12:00-1:00pm in One Brattle 350.

Lunch will be provided. Harvard IDs checked at the door. RSVP below, first come, first served.

GCC leaders pose during the Arabian Gulf countries summit in Manama, Bahrain

Bahrain News Agency via AP

Seminar - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

Unity or Discord in the Gulf? The Gulf States' Divergent Foreign Policies and their Implications on Regional Security

Mon., Feb. 12, 2018 | 2:00pm - 3:00pm

John F. Kennedy School of Government - Littauer Building, Belfer Center Library, Room L369

The Saudi & GCC Security Project will host a seminar with Dr. Jamal Abdullah, Senior Researcher at TRT World Research Centre, Instanbul, Turkey, on Monday, February 12th from 2:00-3:00pm in the Belfer Center Library (L369). Rolf Mowatt-Larssen will moderate.

Refreshments will be served and Harvard ID's checked at the door. 

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Seminar - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

"First In: An Insider’s Account of How the CIA Spearheaded the War on Terror in Afghanistan," Breakfast with Gary C. Schroen

Thu., Feb. 8, 2018 | 9:00am - 10:15am

John F. Kennedy School of Government - Littauer Building, Belfer Center Library, Room L369

The Intelligence Project and Saudi & GCC Security Project will host a breakfast with Gary C. Schroen, former CIA Chief of Station and Deputy of Near East and South Asia Division of the Directorate of Operations, on Thursday, February 8th from 9:00-10:15AM in the Belfer Center Library (L369.)

Breakfast will be provided. Harvard IDs checked at the door. RSVP below, first come, first served

This event is currently at capacity, please email Caitlin_Chase@hks.harvard.edu to be added to the waitlist.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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Special Series - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

Information Session 2 for Spring 2018 Student Delegation to Saudi Arabia

Thu., Jan. 25, 2018 | 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Bell Hall

The Saudi & GCC Security Project will be leading a small student delegation to Saudi Arabia in Spring 2018. To find out more about the trip, please join us at one of our information sessions taking place Tuesday, January 23rd from 10:00am-12:00pm and Thursday, January 25th from 12:00pm-2:00pm in Bell Hall (B-500) at Harvard Kennedy School.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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Special Series - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

Information Session 1 for Spring 2018 Student Delegation to Saudi Arabia

Tue., Jan. 23, 2018 | 10:00am - 12:00pm

Bell Hall

The Saudi & GCC Security Project will be leading a small student delegation to Saudi Arabia in Spring 2018. To find out more about the trip, please join us at one of our information sessions taking place Tuesday, January 23rd from 10:00am-12:00pm and Thursday, January 25th from 12:00pm-2:00pm in Bell Hall (B-500) at Harvard Kennedy School.

Rolf Mowatt-Larssen will give an overview of the trip and be available for any questions. The information sessions will be informal and anyone interested is encouraged to stop in (there is no need to stay the entire duration) to receive more information. Food and refreshments will be provided.

Rolf Mowatt-Larssen (right) and BG Kevin Ryan

(Bennet Craig/Harvard Kennedy School)

Seminar - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

"Nuclear and Biological Terrorism: Is the Threat Real?" Intelligence Lunch with Rolf Mowatt-Larssen

Wed., Dec. 6, 2017 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm

1 Brattle Square - Room 350

The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs will host an Intelligence Lunch with Rolf Mowatt-Larssen, Director of the Belfer Center’s Intelligence Project, former Director of Intelligence and Counterintelligence for the DOE, and career CIA officer, on Wednesday, December 6th from 12:00-1:00pm in One Brattle 350.

Lunch from Flour Bakery will be provided. Harvard IDs checked at the door. First come, first served.

Seminar - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

"Winning the Long War: Terrorism and Sectarianism," with Bernard Hudson

Tue., Dec. 5, 2017 | 2:00pm - 3:15pm

John F. Kennedy School of Government - Littauer Building, Belfer Center Library, Room L369

The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs will host a Saudi & GCC Security Seminar with Bernard Hudson, Former CIA Director of Counterterrorism, on Tuesday, December 5th from 2:00-3:15pm in the Belfer Center Library (L369.) Rolf Mowatt-Larssen will moderate.

Refreshments will be provided. RSVP below. First come, first served.

This event is now at capacity. If you would like to be added to the wait-list please email Caitlin_chase@hks.harvard.edu.

Bertrand Besancenot during his appointment as French Ambassador to Saudi Arabia

Asharq Al-Awsat English Archive

Seminar - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

[Location Change] "The French View on the Gulf Crisis and Perspectives in the Middle East," with Ambassador Bertrand Besancenot

Mon., Dec. 4, 2017 | 12:15pm - 1:30pm

John F. Kennedy School of Government - Littauer Building, Belfer Center Library, Room L369

The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs will host a Saudi & GCC Security Seminar with Ambassador Bertrand Besancenot, Senior Diplomatic Advisor to the French Government and Special Envoy to the GCC, on Monday, December 4th from 12:15-1:30pm in the Belfer Center Library (L369).

Lunch will be provided. RSVP below. First come, first served.

This event has been moved to the Belfer Center Library.

Ambassador Abdallah Al-Mouallimi and Yemen U.N. Ambassador Khaled Hussein Al-Yamani hold a press conference, Monday Nov. 13, 2017 at U.N. headquarters.

(AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

Seminar - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

[AT CAPACITY] "Saudi Arabia: Amidst Turbulence and Hope," Lunch with Ambassador Abdallah Al-Mouallimi

Wed., Nov. 29, 2017 | 12:15pm - 1:30pm

1 Brattle Square - Room 350

The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs will host a Saudi & GCC Security Seminar with Ambassador Abdallah Y. Al-Mouallimi, Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the United Nations, on Wednesday, November 29th from 12:15-1:30pm in One Brattle 350.

Lunch from Flour Bakery will be provided. RSVP below. First come, first served.

This event is at capacity. If you would like to be added to the wait list, please contact Caitlin Chase.

Members of Lebanon's Islamic Group, the country's branch of the Muslim Brotherhood, wave their party and Egyptian flags during a demonstration in front of the Egyptian embassy, in Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, July 12, 2013

(AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)

Seminar - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

"The Political Future of the Muslim Brotherhood," Saudi & GCC Security Seminar with Nawaf Obaid and Dr. Abdel Monem Said Aly

Wed., Oct. 4, 2017 | 12:15pm - 1:30pm

John F. Kennedy School of Government - Littauer Building, Belfer Center Library, Room L369

The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs will host a Saudi & GCC Security Seminar with Nawaf Obaid and Dr. Abdel Monem Said Aly on "The Political Future of the Muslim Brotherhood" in the Belfer Library (L369). 

Lunch will be provided. RSVP only. First come, first served.