Middle East Challenges to the Obama Administration
Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2009
216 McCardell Bicentennial Hall
Dr. Makovsky is Director of The Washington Institute's Project on the Middle East Peace Process, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and the London-based International Institute for Strategic Studies. His commentary on the peace process and the Arab-Israeli conflict has appeared in Foreign Affairs, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, and many other publications. Before joining The Washington Institute, Mr. Makovsky was an award-winning journalist who covered the peace process from 1989-2000. He is former executive editor of The Jerusalem Post and was diplomatic correspondent for Israel's leading daily Haaretz. Now a contributing editor to U.S. News and World Report, he served for eleven years as the magazine's special Jerusalem correspondent.
Sponsored by Middlebury College Hillel, The Scott Center for Spiritual and Religious Life, the Jewish Studies Program, the Middle East Studies Program, and the Rohatyn Center for International Affairs.