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Washington Forum 2012


Keynote Remarks

Ambassador Robert Ford

Senator Jon Kyl (R-AZ) and Senator Joseph Lieberman (I-CT)

David Cohen, Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence

Representative Ed Royce (R-CA) and Sen. Bob Casey, Jr. (D-PA)

R. James Woolsey


Islamists and Elections: Where Do They Lead?
Reuel Marc Gerecht, Brian Katulis, Rob Satloff, Bret Stephens

Iran’s Human Rights Record
Ali Alfoneh, Marina Nemat, Emanuele Ottolenghi, Ray Takeyh

What's Next for Syria?
Ammar Abdulhamid, Tony Badran, John Hannah, Rafif Jouejati

The Arab Spring: Nonproliferation Risks and Opportunities
David Albright, Orde Kittrie, Leonard "Sandy" Spector, Michael Yaffe


C-SPAN Coverage


The New York TimesUN Envoy Is Seeking a Deal to Oust Assad From Syria
ReutersNew Iran Sanctions Measure to ‘Lock Up’ Oil Earnings-US Official
The Washington PostAmbassador Ford: Hey, Syria’s a Mess
CNNSyria’s Assad Regime has Fight Left Despite Rebels’ Advances
BloombergUN Envoy Says Clinton, Lavrov to Work Together on Syria
PoliticoUS Ambassador Warns Syria
Congressional QuarterlyRoyce Remarks on NDAA at FDD
The Washington TimesConference Mulls the Hard Choice Between Dictators and Dissidents
National PostJeane Kirkpatrick Goes to Tahrir Square — Two starkly Different Visions of the Arab Spring

Washington Forum 2012 Honorary Committee:

Kenneth and Nira Abramowitz • Mark and Paula Argosh • Paul R. Bishop • Bill Bloomfield • Robert Child
Eric Dezenhall • Alvin Dworman • Bill and Lois Edgerly • Steve and Rita Emerson • Marc Goldman •
Benjamin Heller • Eric Javits • Len Leader • Lothar and Carlyn Mayer • Robert “Bud” McFarlane • Charles Moed
David Naftaly • Mark Pruzanski • Ken Schwartz • Dianne Sehler and The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation
Robert J. Shillman “Doctor Bob” • Jeff Solomon • Steven Stern