In conjunction with Congress’ discussion about the U.S. reaction to what has been described as the use of chemical weapons in the suburbs of Damascus on Aug. 21, Yale experts will hold a panel regarding how America should react.
The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place 4 p.m. on Tuesday Sept. 10 in the Luce Auditorium, 34 Hillhouse Ave. The panel also will be broadcast in real time on the Yale LiveStream channel.
Frank Griffel, professor of religious studies and chair of the Council for Middle East Studies, will moderate the discussion with panelists:
- Mohamed Elfayoumy, Yale World Fellow and Egyptian diplomat
- Hassan Barari, professor of international studies at the University of Jordan and visiting professor at Yale
- Ellen Lust, associate professor of political science
- Charles Hill, diplomat in residence and distinguished fellow in International Studies at Yale
- Emma Sky, senior fellow at Yale’s Jackson Institute
The panel is sponsored by the Council on Middle East Studies at the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale.