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Webinar:Geopolitical Fulcrum or Endless War:Options for U.S.-Syria Policy in the Biden Administration
Please join former senior U.S. officials, Ambassador James Jeffrey and Michael Mulroy, as well as Sinam Mohamad, a senior Syrian Democratic Council official, for a timely discussion about the situation on the ground in Syria and how the incoming Biden administration might approach Syria in 2021: is it an important battleground against Russian, Iranian, and jihadi expansion or a “forever war” that should be ended?
Thursday, December 173:00pm ESTRegisterThis webinar is open to the public. RSVPs must be received via the button at least 30 minutes prior to the start time. Once your registration is confirmed, you will receive the link to join the webinar via video and dial-in details to join by phone.
Featured Speakers:
Ambassador James JeffreyFormer Special Representative for Syria EngagementAmbassador James Franklin Jeffrey served as the Secretary’s Special Representative for Syria Engagement and the Special Envoy to the Global Coalition To Defeat ISIS. He is a senior American diplomat with experience in political, security, and energy issues in the Middle East, Turkey, Germany, and the Balkans. Click to read full bio
Michael MulroyFormer Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for the Middle EastMichael Mulroy is a retired Paramilitary Operations Officer (PMOO) from the Central Intelligence Agency. His previous assignments include: Chief of Department in Special Activities Center (formerly Special Activities Division), Chief of Station of an overseas country, Chief of Expeditionary Team in a warzone country, Chief of Base in a warzone country, Deputy Chief of a Branch in Special Activities Division (SAD), a PMOO in a Branch in SAD and several other overseas and headquarters positions.  Click to read full bio
Sinam MohamadCo-Chair, U.S. Mission of the Syrian Democratic CouncilSinam Mohamad is the representative of the Syrian Democratic Council (SDC) mission in the United States. She is a top diplomat of the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria (AANES) in Syria and also serves on the SDC Presidential Council. Ms. Mohamad has served the Kurds of Syria in leadership positions for a decade. She is a founding president of the People’s Council of Rojava, also known as Western Kurdistan. Click to read full bio
Blaise MisztalJINSA Vice President for PolicyBlaise Misztal is the Vice President for Policy at JINSA. His research interests include Iran and its nuclear program, U.S.-Turkey relations, countering extremism, and strategic competition. Click to read full bio