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ADVISORY: CAP to Host Panel on Setting the Terms for the U.S.-Egypt Relationship
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ADVISORY: CAP to Host Panel on Setting the Terms for the U.S.-Egypt Relationship

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  • Tom Caiazza

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Washington, D.C. — The Center for American Progress will host a discussion on the future of U.S.-Egypt relations, featuring Mokhtar Awad from George Washington University’s Program on Extremism, Eric Trager from the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, and CAP Senior Fellow Daniel Benaim. The experts will explore the prospects for warmer ties between leaders in Washington and Cairo to translate into enhanced cooperation that delivers progress on key challenges, such as counterterrorism, economic opportunity, the narrowing of Egypt’s civic space, and regional conflicts. The event will be moderated by BuzzFeed Senior National Security Correspondent Nancy A. Youssef

WHO:

Featured panelists:
Daniel Benaim, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress
Mokhtar Awad, Research Fellow, George Washington University Program on Extremism
Eric Trager, Esther K. Wagner Fellow, The Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Moderator:
Nancy A. Youssef, Senior National Security Correspondent, BuzzFeed

WHEN:

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
12:30 p.m. ET – 1:30 p.m. ET

WHERE:

Center for American Progress
1333 H Street NW, 10th Floor
Washington, D.C., 20005

For more information on this topic or to speak with an expert, contact Tom Caiazza at tcaiazza@americanprogress.org or 202.481.7141.