Stefanie Hausheer

  • Hausheer Joins Knowledge@Wharton to Discuss Saudi Driving Decree

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  • King Abdullah’s Legacy: Championing Higher Education in Saudi Arabia

    As the moment has arrived to mourn the passing of King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia, my own experience with Saudis leads me to believe that the king’s greatest legacy to his own people—and to Saudi-US relations—will prove to be his pioneering of higher education initiatives.
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  • US Yemen Counterterrorism and Drone Policy Shortsighted, Undermines US National Security Interests


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  • Do Drone Strikes in Yemen Undermine US Security Objectives?

    Despite President Obama’s assertion that the United States’ counterterrorism strategy targeting militants in Yemen and Somalia provide a “successful” model to be emulated in its fight against ISIS, a new Atlantic Council issue brief assesess the use of drones and the US strategy in Yemen, and argues this approach is shortsighted and threatens US national security objectives.

    In “Do Drone Strikes in Yemen Undermine US Security Objectives?” Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East Deputy Director Danya Greenfield and Assistant Director Stefanie A. Hausheer argue that the US drone program in Yemen undermines long-term US national security objectives, citing the negative impact of civilian casualties, intelligence and targeting mistakes, and the rise of anti-American sentiment that can increase safe havens for extremist groups.


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  • New Hariri Center Publications Assess Political and Economic Trends in the Arab Transition Countries

    With two new publications, the Atlantic Council’s Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East offers a comprehensive picture of the degree of political and social change in Egypt, Yemen, Tunisia, and Libya since protestors took to the streets in 2011, as well as the economic impact of the Arab uprising on the transition countries.

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  • The State of Arab Transitions: Hope Resilient Despite Many Unmet Demands

    Report authors Mirette F. Mabrouk, deputy director for regional programs, and Stefanie A. Hausheer, assistant director, examine the progress in achieving the original demands of protestors and contend that local actors would embrace greater international support to help facilitate genuine transitions.

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