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Saudi Arabia's Foreign Policy Doctrine After the Arab Awakening

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Saudi Arabia's Foreign Policy Doctrine After the Arab Awakening

Seminar
Series: Middle East Initiative Speaker Series
Open to the Public - Wiener Auditorium
April 25, 2013
6:00-7:30 p.m.

Related Project: Middle East Initiative

Description:

A public address by His Royal Highness Prince Turki Al Faisal, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Prince Turki was Director General of the General Intelligence Directorate (GID), Saudi Arabia's main foreign intelligence service, from 1977 until 2001.  In 2002 he was appointed as the Saudi Arabian Ambassador to the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland, a position he served until 2005, when he was appointed as Ambassador to the United States. He retired in February 2007.

A Founder and Trustee of the King Faisal Foundation, Prince Turki is also the Chairman of the King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies.  In addition, he is a Trustee of the Oxford Islamic Center at The University of Oxford and the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies (CCAS) at Georgetown University, as well as being a Commissioner at the International Commission on Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament. Prince Turki received an honorary PhD in Law from the University of Ulster in 2010 and has been a visiting Distinguished Professor at Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service.

This event will be moderated by Professor Nicholas Burns, Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Politics at Harvard Kennedy School.

Contact:

Middle East Initiative
Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
John F Kennedy School of Government
79 John F. Kennedy St.
Cambridge, MA 02138
Email: middle_east_initiative@hks.harvard.edu
Phone: (617) 495-5963
Fax: (617) 496-9688

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