“We are at war” — A Rapid Response Roundtable on Hamas’ Attack on Israel
October 12th, 2023 1:30PM -2:30PM
Join the World Affairs Council on Thursday October 12 at 1:30pm for a virtual conversation with Middle East expert Steven Cook on Hamas’ surprise attack on Israel and how the conflict could upend the region.
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About Our Speaker
Steven A. Cook is Eni Enrico Mattei senior fellow for Middle East and Africa studies and director of the International Affairs Fellowship for Tenured International Relations Scholars at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). He is an expert on Arab and Turkish politics as well as U.S.-Middle East policy. Cook is the author of False Dawn: Protest, Democracy, and Violence in the New Middle East; The Struggle for Egypt: From Nasser to Tahrir Square, which won the 2012 gold medal from the Washington Institute for Near East Policy; and Ruling but Not Governing: The Military and Political Development in Egypt, Algeria, and Turkey. Oxford University Press is publishing his next book, The End of Ambition: America’s Past, Present, and Future in the Middle East.