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TALK | Syria Today: Challenges and Prospects for Regorm

  • 1118 International Affairs Building, Columbia University (map)

A brown bag talk and discussion with Ayman Abdel Nour

Ayman Abdel Nour, respected Syrian economist, politician, and ruling Baath party member, will discuss the economic and political dynamics at work in Syria today and the status of the reform measures which accompanied President Bashar al-Assad's coming to power five years ago. Abdel Nour is the founder of, a website banned within Syria, which publishes a daily newsletter and provides a unique forum for political dialogue and debate.

Sponsored by the Center for International Conflict Resolution, the Middle East Institute and the Media in War and Peace student group.