Transatlantic Dialogue on Middle East Policy

15 Mar 2006 - 00:00
Report of an international conference, organized by the Clingendael Institute (The Hague), in collaboration with the Council on Foreign Relations (New York)

The objective of this conference was to bring together a group of influential American and European foreign policy analysts, not merely to compare their different approaches to Middle East policy issues, but also to offer suggestions on how to foster cooperative policies in the region. Some experts from the Middle East participated as well. In addition to an introductory session, three major themes were addressed: Gulf policy, the Middle East Peace Process, and the problems related to Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) and the rise of international terrorism. With contributions by: Dalia Dassa Kaye, Alfred Pijpers, Alfred van Staden, Robert Malley, William Wallace, Gregory Gause, Volker Perthes, Jon Alterman, Henry Siegman, Steven Everts, Stefano Silvestri, Peter van ham, Jonathan Stevenson, Mark Heller, and Jim Goldgeier.