Panel 1:

Panel 2: 

The Root Causes of Conflict in the Middle East and How to Tackle Them

Keynote Remarks:

H.E. Annika Söder
State Secretary for Foreign Affairs
Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Sweden


Paige Alexander
Assistant Administrator, Bureau for the Middle East

Henri Barkey
Director, Middle East Program
The Wilson Center

Helena Boguslawska
Deputy Head of the Political, Security, and Development Section
Delegation of the European Union to the United States

Michele Dunne
Director and Senior Associate, Middle East Program
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Stephen Grand
Executive Director, Middle East Strategy Task Force
Atlantic Council

Col. Paul D. Hughes
Interim Operations Chief for Middle East and Africa
United States Institute of Peace

Elise Labott
Global Affairs Correspondent

Mirette Mabrouk
Deputy Director and Director of Research & Programs, Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East
Atlantic Council

Amb. Anne W. Patterson
Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs
US Department of State

Mohamed Younis
Senior Analyst
Gallup World Poll