Saturday, May 4, 2013

Free Syrian Army taking notes from Israeli officials at AIPAC / Winep' Symposium!

Need we say more?
SPONSOR: The Washington Institute for Near East Peace (WINEP)  
TOPIC/SUBJECT: holds the 2013 Soref Symposium.
AGENDA: Schedule:
-- Noon: Israeli Minister of Justice Tzipi Livni delivers remarks on "Israel's New Government and the Challenge of Peacemaking with the Palestinians" 
-- 2:30 p.m.: Anwar Esmat El Sadat, founder and chairman of the El Sadat Association for Social Development and Welfare; and Dennis Ross, former senior Middle East adviser to four presidents and counselor at WINEP, participate in a discussion on "Egypt's Revolution, Two Years On: Transition in Distress?" 
-- 4 p.m.: Col. Abdul Hamid Zakaria, commander and spokesman for the Free Syrian Army; and Col. Abdul Jabbar Akidi, Free Syrian Army commander and head of the Revolutionary Military Council in Aleppo, participate in a breakout discussion on "Inside Syria: The Battle Against Assad's Regime." (The session is off the record) 
-- 7 p.m.: Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel deliver remarks on "U.S. Defense Policy in the Middle East" 
LOCATION: Ritz-Carlton Hotel, 1150 22nd Street NW, Washington, D.C.CONTACT: Brittany Parker, 202-452-0650 ext. 244; [Note: Speeches by Tzipi Livni, Anwwar El Sadat and Chuck Hagel will be available via live-stream at RSVP to Brittany Parker at for media credentials]

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