Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Political & Security Issues in the Middle East 4/27

Jeff Martini, a Senior Middle East Analyst at the RAND Corporation, will discuss political and security issues in the Middle East with HONR 378Q on April 27, 2017 at 5:30pm in 1313 Tawes Hall.   All Honors students are invited to attend.

 Jeff Martini is a Senior Middle East Analyst at the RAND Corporation where he specializes in political and security issues. Martini has written on civil-military relations in Egypt, generational divides within the Muslim Brotherhood, Arab Gulf security, Counter-ISIL strategy, and conflict resolution in Syria. Among his publications are The Outlook for Arab Gulf Cooperation, Voting Patterns in Post-Mubarak Egypt, Syria as an Arena of Strategic Competition, and The Muslim Brotherhood, Its Youth, and Implications for U.S. Engagement.   Martini has spent four years living in the region and worked at the U.S. State Department where he was the North Africa lead for the Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations. Martini holds a B.A. in Political Science and Economics from Middlebury College and a M.A. in Arab Studies from Georgetown University. 

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