Speaker Series: Zack Gold, Middle East Analyst

Looking beyond campaign rhetoric, Zack will discuss differences and similarities in the Middle East policies of President Obama and Governor Romney. He will also outline important regional issues facing either in the next presidential term: including the Iranian nuclear issue, the Syrian conflict, countries in transition, and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.



6:00-6:30 pm: Arrival & mingling
6:30-7:00 pm: Discussion with Zack
7:00-8:00 pm: You can stick around for the happy hour, meet members or head home to watch the debate at 9 :)

Zack Gold Bio:

Zack Gold is a Middle East analyst, scholar, and author, focusing on U.S.-Egyptian relations, Islamist politics, and counterterrorism. He is also the founder of Middle East Insights, an online publication of original analysis by a new generation of thinkers. He was previously a research associate at the Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis. Before that, Zack conducted counterterrorism research at the International Policy Institute for Counter-Terrorism in Israel, where he wrote on radicalization among Muslim-Americans. From 2003-2005 he worked on the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitors Leadership Program at Meridian International Center. He twice received the Department of State's Critical Language Scholarship to study Arabic in Oman and Egypt. Zack’s writing is regularly featured by The National Interest, and he has also been published by Foreign Affairs and World Politics Review, among other publications. Zack earned a Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy from The Fletcher School, Tufts University, and a B.A., in political science and communication from the University of Delaware. Follow Zack on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ZLGold

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